SCSET Field Volunteer – King Cobra Telemetry Project in Thailand

All positions are unpaid . Housing and food (buffet style) will be provided for volunteers for the duration of their st... thumbnail 1 summary
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All positions are unpaid. Housing and food (buffet style) will be provided for volunteers for the duration of their stay at the research station. We will accept applications until all positions are filled.

We are looking to fill 2 positions at the end of March and 2 positions in Mid April for King Cobra breeding season. Our fieldwork is very rewarding but also physically demanding, so be prepared to work long days, starting at 05:30 and likely to continue well into the night.

Please list your earliest available date in your cover letter.

Volunteers must:
  • Track adult male and female King Cobras,
  • Write daily activity summaries of each tracked king cobra including maps and pictures,
  • Communicate with local villagers in a friendly and non-intrusive manner when tracking,
  • Record observed behaviors and go through video feeds from camera traps,
  • Be able and willing to work long hours in very warm and humid conditions.
Desired qualifications:
  • 21 years or older,
  • Experience with radio-telemetry,
  • Experience with outdoor work (manual labor),
  • Volunteers need to be fit (able to walk more than 10k in a day),
  • Respect for biodiversity,
  • Health Insurance,
  • Commitment of 6 months or more,
  • MUST be able to provide your own plane ticket to Thailand.
For more information visit our facebook page and website. If interested, please email your resume and cover letter to:
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