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The following vacancies are available in the marine and coastal environment:
Position ​Organisation ​Location ​Closing date
Coastal Seabirds Project Officer ​BirdLife South Africa ​Cape Town ​25 June 2017
Port-based Outreach Officer ​FAO Suva, Fiji ​30 June 2017

Vacancies at DEA

  • ​Scientific Technician Grade A: Biological Oceanography
  • Control Scientific Technician Grade A: Chemical Oceanography
  • Control Scientific Technician Grade A: Physical Oceanography
  • Control Environmental Officer Grade A: Regulation, Development and Implementation
​DEA Oceans and Coasts ​Cape Town ​11 July 2017
Postdoctoral position - use of infrasound for navigation in seabirds ​Stellenbosh University ​Western Cape ​1 August 2017
Postdoctoral position to study Southern Ocean phytoplankton acclimation strategies to changes in trace metal availability ​Stellenbosch University Stellenbosch To commence any time before Jul 2017 
Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Coastal Vulnerability and Resilience ​University of the Western Cape ​Western Cape ​Initial appointment for 2017
Research Assistant ​SOSF D’Arros Research Centre ​Seychelles ​Until position is filled
Career Information
  • Careers in the marine environment - This brochure was prepared by Berny Snow and Karen Binning of the African Coelacanth Ecosystem Programme (ACEP), Phase 1.
  • Marine Careers - So you want to work with the sea? An educational resource produced by NPC Sea World Education Centre at uShaka Marine World, Durban
  • Aquatic Bioscience Careers - (Please be aware that the file size of this document is 19.8 MB).
    This book was produced as part of the Department of Science and Technology's Bioscience Month initiatives. The project was implemented through the South African Agency for the Advancement of Science and Technology.
  • Want to be a Marine Scientist? - produced by SAEON Elwandle Node.
  • Career guide on scarce skills in Fisheries - produced by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
  • Interested in a career in the marine sciences? You're in the right place! will introduce you to a wide range of marine career fields and to people working in those fields. In addition, it will give those men and women a chance to tell you what they like and dislike about their careers, what they see for the future in their fields, and much more. Produced by the New Hampshire Sea Grant, a component of NOAA.