Zoological Society of London Job Vacancy: Tiger Field Member, Jambi (2) & Palembang (2) – Indonesian

Posting Job


November 23, 2015

Expired Job


June 19, 2019



The Zoological Society of London is an international wildlife
conservation organization with a focus on science-based and pragmatic

ZSL has been active in Indonesia for about 10 years, with a
particular focus on the overlap between industrial development and
biodiversity conservation.

ZSL’s Indonesia is based in Bogor, West Java,
with existing field projects in Jambi and South Sumatera.

We are now
looking for: 

Tiger Field Member 

Terms and Condition
Start Date : December, 2015
Duration of Contract : One year fix- term Contract, with potential to extend
Work Area : Jambi (2) & Palembang (2)
Hours of Work : Monday to Friday from 09.00 am up to 05.00 pm
Reporting to : Tiger Research and Monitoring Coordinator
Key Internal Relationships : Tiger Conservation Project Manager

Key Purpose of the Job
Assists Tiger research and monitoring coordinator in conducting field
survey and collecting data/information in the field across Berbak –
Sembilang – Dangku Landscape. 

Main Responsibilities

  • To assist in preparing survey plan, logistic and survey equipment for survey team; 
  • Responsible for field works since the beginning until it is completed;
  • To take the role of survey team member collecting field data as
    directed by the Tiger Research and Monitoring Coordinator and Tiger
    conservation Project Manager;
  • Assist with the transportation and all field survey equipment maintenance;
  • Make sure data is collected according to the methods and accurately
    when conducting survey and recording data of wildlife, habitat, and
    level of threats especially on sumatran tigers and other target animal
  • Assisting when required with data input of data collected in the field;
  • Other general project duties as and when required.

Building Relationships
Establish and manage communication and coordination with other ZSL Team
and ZSL partners including NP authority and communities across

Mental Demands
This post will be mentally demanding; often the post-holder will find
themselves in unexpected situations and be required to take quick
decisions, finding solutions and deciding upon the best strategy to

This post will require time flexibility and mostly out of office hours. 

Expectations of Job Holder

  • To ensure that the ZSL policy for equal opportunities is adhered to and promoted in all aspects of the post holder’s work; 
  • To ensure effective quality control and continuous improvement in all
    aspects of the work and responsibilities attached to this post;
  • Demonstrate professionalism towards handling sensitive and confidential information;
  • To comply with and promote ZSL’s Health and Safety policies and
    procedures and to undertake recommended Health and Safety training as
    and when necessary;
  • To be committed to professional self-development, through
    participation in in-service training as necessary for carrying out the
    job successfully;
  • To undertake such other duties as are commensurate with the objectives and grade of the post.

NB:  This job description is designed to outline a range of main duties
that may be encountered by the post holder in this role.  It is not
designed to be an exhaustive list of  tasks and can be altered
accordingly in consultation with the post holder in order to reflect
changes in the job or the organisation’s requirements.

Person Specification

A. Qualifications & Experience

  • A minimum of a senior high school level or fresh graduate of a first level degree; 
  • Experiences Working in the forest specially peat swamp forest.

B. Knowledge

  • Prior have knowledge on wildlife.

C. Skills & Abilities

  • Able to work under any circumstances, strong prioritization skills, able to deal with both scheduled and unscheduled tasks; 
  • Able to work independently and in a group.

Application procedures
Please submit your application and curriculum vitae in English,
relevant experience, past salary history, two referees not later than
December 5, 2015, to indonesia@zsl.org,
placing the job title in the subject line and label your CV with your
name. Only short listed candidates will be notified.

received after the deadline will not be considered.
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