Marine Ecologist/Specialist

Basic Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Ecology, or Environmental Sciences
  • Preferred M.Sc. in Biology, Ecology, or Environmental Sciences
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience
  • PADI diving license, preferable
  • Excellent technical writing, communication, and project management skills
  • Experience with technical review of consulting reports
  • Experience with working on large multidisciplinary projects, as component lead or director/advisor
  • Good knowledge of Federal regulations governing fish habitat, fish, and environmental protection, including permitting requirements and experience in obtaining permits from GAMEP and relevant agencies in KSA
  • Excellent planning skills for field logistics and equipment
  • Experience with completing aquatic community surveys (benthic invertebrates and fish) and water and sediment quality assessments
  • Ability to carry out aquatic ecosystem health assessments for environmental monitoring projects
  • Must be comfortable working in the field at remote locations, or on active construction site
  • Experience with presenting technical information to the general public
  • Environmental consulting experience
  • Experience working on environmental issues with indigenous communities
  • Strong leadership, mentoring and team-building skills.


  • Applying technical and scientific knowledge, training and experience for projects and proposals in fish habitat ecology, fisheries biology and aquatic ecology, including study design, application of methodologies and techniques or field, laboratory and office work, data and statistical analysis and report preparation
  • Initiate, lead and manage field crews
  • Preparing proposals and reports under direction of senior staff
  • Working with regional aquatics team
  • Managing tasks according to scopes of work, and delivering high quality reports on time and within budget
  • Conducting fish and fish habitat evaluations for various types of multi-disciplinary projects and developments including land development, power, mining, and forestry
  • Assisting in developing fish habitat protection strategies and preparing fish and fish habitat environmental impact assessments
  • Interacting with regulators
  • Preparing proposals and design work packages

Candidate Required : 1

Job Type: Full Time

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