Global White Lion Protection Trust

Job Opportunity: 
Farm Manager
Summary: 
The Global White Lion Protection Trust (WLT) is a non-profit conservation organization. Our primary objective is the reintroduction of White Lions back to the wild in their endemic area - the Greater Timbavati region. The founder pride of white lions has already been successfully rewilded, and integrated with wild tawny lions. The WLT operates within a modern conservation paradigm: conservation through sustainable development, with particular emphasis on community participation, education and cultural upliftment. A holistic approach is taken: conservation of predator, prey, and habitat – with the collaboration and involvement of the local communities of the region.
Responsibilities Include: 
  • Farm & Habitat Management
  • Anti-poaching & Security
  • Wildlife Management
  • Lion Monitoring
  • Mentoring a XiTsonga Field Assistant
  • Overseeing wildlife volunteers when participating in field activities
Qualifications Include: 
  • Minimum 5 years farm management experience
  • Mechanical experience & general maintenance capability (pumps & vehicles esp., geysers, generators etc).
  • Experience with wildlife management is ideal and definitely an advantage
  • Weapons (firearm) trained
  • Fluency in English and Afrikaans (conversational) essential
  • Conversational Zulu, Shangaan or Sesotho would be ideal
  • Valid driver’s license and competent 4x4 driving ability is a requirement
Salary Notes: 
Negotiable
Deadline: 
Sat, 02/13/2010 (All day)
To Apply: 
Suitably qualified and experienced applicants that satisfy all criteria can send their resume (CV) and a letter of motivation to the Head of Operations, Jason Turner: jason@whitelions.org (preferably)

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