[MARMAM] Vacancy - ORCA Ocean Conservationist - Portsmoth / Plymouth (UK)

Kate Weston kate at orca.org.uk
Wed Jan 3 04:29:07 PST 2024

If you have a passion for whales and dolphins and just love telling people
all about them, this is the position for you! ORCA are pleased to announce
we have an exciting opportunity to join our team of Ocean Conservationists
sailing on board Brittany Ferries, based in *Portsmouth (x6 positions
available) or Plymouth (x2 positions available).*

With our unique take on marine conservation, ORCA is a charity entirely
dedicated to the long-term and protecting whales, dolphins and porpoises
around the world. We work to identify and protect critical whale and
dolphin habitats in our waters and beyond. What makes ORCA unique is our
dedication to combining accessible marine education with our conservation
activities, allowing us to give ordinary people opportunities to take an
active role in marine science and conservation.

A key part of ORCA’s education and outreach work is the Ocean Conservation
programme, which we deliver across the world on board ferry and cruise
ships. Working closely with our cruise and ferry partners, Ocean
Conservationists work remotely at sea, inspiring thousands of passengers
every year. The team will educate passengers on the marine wildlife around
them during their voyage and show them the wonders of the ocean.

We are looking for passionate individuals to showcase the diversity and
abundance of wildlife that can be spotted across the *Bay of Biscay*;
encouraging passengers to help protect the whales and dolphins. This
education work is conducted through lectures, or other interactive
activities. In addition, you will be collecting scientific data based on
your sightings using the OceanWatchers app, which contributes to vital
protection measures for whales, dolphins, and porpoises.

*This role is on a fixed-term basis, week commencing 25/03/2024 - week
commencing 23/09/2024. *You will work remotely on board the vessels with a
1-month on, 1-month off rotation. You must be 18 or over to apply for this

To apply for the Ocean Conservationist role, please send a 2-minute
video outlining
why you think you’d be a good fit for this role and why you want to help
protect whales, dolphins, and porpoises, as well as an up-to-date CV (no
more than 2-pages). Applications should be submitted through the
Application Form on the ORCA website.

The deadline for this position is 5th January 2024 23:59 (GMT).

Find out more at www.orca.org.uk/vacancies

Kate Weston | Ocean Conservationist Manager| ORCA | www.orca.org.uk
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