Environmental Ecologist at Risten Development Company Nigeria Limited

Risten Development Company Nigeria Limited is a wholly Nigerian owned Oil and Gas service company that provides quality technical services in Nigeria and the Gulf of Guinea.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Environmental Ecologist

Location: Lagos

Job Responsibilities

  • Conducting field surveys to collect information about the numbers and distribution of organisms;
  • Taxonomy – classifying organisms;
  • Applying sampling strategies and employing a range of habitat survey techniques, such as geographic information systems (gis), global positioning systems (gps), aerial photography, records and maps;
  • Carrying out environmental impact assessments;
  • Analysing and interpreting data, using specialist software programs;
  • Habitat management and creation;
  • Writing reports and issuing recommendations;
  • Liaising with and advising site managers, engineers, planners and others associated with a survey;
  • Building relationships with stakeholders, including members of the public;
  • Carrying out research;
  • Undertaking teaching in schools or in field centres;
  • Keeping up to date with new environmental policies and legislation;
  • Contributing ideas about changes to policy and legislation, based on ecological findings.

Qualifications Required

  • Applied Life Sciences;
  • Biology (Specialising In Ecology);
  • Botany/Plant Science;
  • Conservation Biology;
  • Ecology;
  • Environmental Biology;
  • Environmental Management;
  • Geography;
  • Marine Biology;
  • Zoology.

Skills Required:

  • Enthusiasm about, and fascination for, animals and plants;
  • Expertise in one or more groups of living organisms;
  • Capacity to identify different species as appropriate to the role;
  • Enthusiasm for undertaking fieldwork in sometimes harsh conditions;
  • Competence in understanding and using
  • Statistics and other ecological data;
  • The ability to use computer software for recording, analysing and presenting data and reports;
  • Excellent written communication, research and presentation skills;
  • Experience of report writing;
  • Confidence in using survey techniques and identification keys;
  • Team working and project-management skills;
  • Self-motivation, energy and drive;
  • An objective approach to working in conservation.

Application Closing Date
23rd March, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV’s to: jobs@ristend.com

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