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TERM CONTRACT POSITION: Canadian Naturalist
LOCATION OF WORK
This position supports the expedition as the expert and specialist in natural history in various parts of Nunavut, Arctic Canada, specifically but not limited to: Baffin Island, Ellesmere Island, Devon Island, and Philpots Island.
The naturalist should expect a contract with varying hours each day, based on the itinerary (approx. 8 hours/day). The naturalist is responsible for creating and presenting engaging presentations, recaps, and in-the-field interpretation. It is essential that this person have excellent social skills as they will be expected to dine with guests and work in a multi-national environment, while living in close quarters.
Expedition 1: August 8 – 19, 2018 (Approx. 5 days in Canadian Arctic)
Expedition 2: August 19 – September 8, 2018 (Approx. 10 days in Canadian Arctic)
$181 - $212.00 (in some cases up to $375.00) USD/Day (36.06/Hour min. CDN)
The naturalist must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The naturalist must be familiar with the company philosophy and various programs offered by Lindblad Expeditions. Should be able to address and field questions from guests regarding the various programs offered.
Must be familiar with Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic’s conservation efforts and be able to discuss the particular conservation efforts in any itinerary where scheduled.
Must be prepared to assist with many aspects of Zodiac operations for shore excursions. Familiarity with Zodiacs and ability to drive a strong preference.
Must participate in company safety training, meetings and drills. Must be very familiar with the contents of the Field Staff Handbook.
ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
All room and board in shared accommodation; travel and travel-related expenses to and from the ship; staff shirt and jacket; use of any and all expedition equipment such as: rifle for use ashore; Mustang-style float coat and chest waders for use ashore; walking sticks.
To apply, send cover letter and CV to: email@example.com
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