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The following vacancies are available in the marine and coastal environment:

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International Projects ManagerABALOBIAnywhere globally, with preference for CET time-zone compatibility5/22/2022
South African Marketplace Operations & Admin AssistantABALOBICape Town5/22/2022
Senior Marine ScientistWWF-SANewlands, Cape Town5/23/2022
Executive DirectorGreenmatter PartnershipAnywhere in South Africa5/30/2022
PhD and Postdoctoral Position: Western Indian Ocean Numerical Modelling (open until filled)SAEON, UCT & University of PlymouthCape Town5/31/2022
Aquatic Invertebrate Taxonomist. Postion open until filled.Anchor EnvironmentalTokai, Cape Town5/31/2022
Internship: communication and science coordinationWorld Climate Research Programme, World Meteorological OrganizationGeneva, Switzerland5/31/2022
Short term consultancy: Development of a concept for a graduate programme on Ocean Governance in the WIOIOI-SA-5/31/2022
Internships in various fields of studyDFFECountrywide6/3/2022
Deputy Director-General: Oceans and Coasts ManagementDFFECape Town6/6/2022
Scientific Technician Control Grade A: FinfishDFFECape Town6/6/2022
State Veterinarian: Aquatic OrganismsDFFESea Point, Cape Town6/6/2022
Short-term contractual support to the SCAR Executive Director. No closing date.SCAR Secretariat-6/17/2022

 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.