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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span lang="EN-US">JOB OPPORTUNITY AS AN ON-BOARD NATURALIST FOR ELDING WHALE WATCHING
REYKJAVIK, ICELAND SUMMER 2016.</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span lang="EN-US">Elding Whale Watching Reykjavik is a family owned company and has
been running since 2000. We are the original operator in Reykjavik, strict in
abiding by IceWhale’s (<a href="http://www.icewhale.is">www.icewhale.is</a>) guidelines
in vessel behaviour around wildlife and work with IFAW to stop Whaling in
Iceland. We are also well known for our environmental policy. Elding also
provides a platform for marine biologists to study the cetaceans we encounter
to help build our knowledge and understanding. Elding also has ties with Whale
Safari (<a href="http://www.whalesafari.is">www.whalesafari.is</a>), a RIB
whale watching company and developing a new whale watching company in Akureyri
(North Iceland) this up and coming summer. For further information please visit
our website at <a href="http://www.elding.is">www.elding.is</a>. </span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span lang="EN-US">Elding is looking for full-time guides that are fluent in English. Preference
will go to those that are multi-lingual (German, French, Spanish in particular).
However, few positions are available for those that are not. Applicants MUST
have a passport from an EEA country <a href="https://www.gov.uk/eu-eea">https://www.gov.uk/eu-eea</a>
.</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span lang="EN-US">Duration: April/May to August/September, winter work may also be
available for hard workers. Shift work on a 2-2-3 schedule (two days on, two
off etc. and you have every other weekend off Fri-Sun).  Flexibility is essential and there is usually
opportunity of overtime. </span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span lang="EN-US">Salary will be discussed at a later date but looking around 300,000ISK/month
(~€2000/£1600month) Remember taxes are about 35%. Recommend looking through <a href="http://www.eures.is/english/work-in-iceland/living-conditions/nr/32/">http://www.eures.is/english/work-in-iceland/living-conditions/nr/32/</a>
before applying.  Employees are
responsible for their own accommodation, travel, travel insurance and living
expenses. </span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><u><span lang="EN-US">Employment Duties</span></u></p>

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<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">     
</span></span><span lang="EN-US">Narrating clearly to passengers
the biology, conservation (including whaling) and ecology of the marine life
found in Faxafloi Bay and other areas around Iceland. </span></p>

<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">     
</span></span><span lang="EN-US">Spotting wildlife for
passengers.</span></p>

<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">     
</span></span><span lang="EN-US">Cleaning – cleaning the boats
is done at the end of the day or when cancelled due to bad weather.</span></p>

<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">     
</span></span><span lang="EN-US">Looking after the welfare and
security of passengers onboard. </span></p>

<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">     
</span></span><span lang="EN-US">Bar work – Each vessel has a
bar where light refreshments are sold.</span></p>

<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">     
</span></span><span lang="EN-US">Hospitality – this is done both
onboard and in the office when needed.</span></p>

<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">     
</span></span><span lang="EN-US">Other work/tasks – i.e. selling
tickets, distributing brochures, answering the phone, translating documents
etc…</span></p>

<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpLast" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">     
</span></span><span lang="EN-US">Photo Identification for the
research.</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><u><span lang="EN-US">Important skills/qualifications</span></u></p>

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<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">     
</span></span><span lang="EN-US">A strong interest and education
in marine science specifically cetaceans and marine birds.</span></p>

<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">     
</span></span><span lang="EN-US">A good knowledge of
conservation issues related to marine life.</span></p>

<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">     
</span></span><span lang="EN-US">Confidence to narrate and
interact with large groups.</span></p>

<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">     
</span></span><span lang="EN-US">Must be a quick learner,
adaptive, hard working, outgoing and generally a very positive person (finding
beauty in the little things).</span></p>

<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">     
</span></span><span lang="EN-US">Be able to work calmly and
politely under pressure and sometimes in stressful situations.</span></p>

<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">     
</span></span><span lang="EN-US">Must have experience on boats
and not acceptable to seasickness easily</span></p>

<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">     
</span></span><span lang="EN-US">Good spotting skills.</span></p>

<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">     
</span></span><span lang="EN-US">Maritime safety and First Aid
certified is an advantage but not necessary.</span></p>

<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">     
</span></span><span lang="EN-US">Photography skills are highly
desirable.</span></p>

<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpLast" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">     
</span></span><span lang="EN-US">Willingness to work long hours
outdoors in sometimes unfavorable weathers. </span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span lang="EN-US">Elding prides itself on teamwork, no job is too small or too big for
any of our staff members. We work together to make sure everything is finished for
the following day. So being a team player is also very important.</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span lang="EN-US">How to apply: </span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">Please email your C.V. and introduction
of yourself in English specifying any relevant experience and languages and why
you think you would be good for the job. Please also include one reference from
a past employer to Megan (<a href="mailto:megan@elding.is">megan@elding.is</a>)
</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black"></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span lang="EN-US">Deadline for applications is the 15<sup>th</sup> February and those
that are successful for interview will be contacted no later than the 29th of
February 2016.</span></p>

<div><br></div>-- <br><div class="gmail_signature"><div dir="ltr"><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:tahoma,'new york',times,serif;font-size:13.3333px"><span style="font-size:small">Kind Regards</span></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:tahoma,'new york',times,serif;font-size:13.3333px"><br></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:tahoma,'new york',times,serif;font-size:13.3333px"><span style="font-size:small">Megan Whittaker</span><br><span style="font-size:small">Head Naturalist and Research co-ordinator</span><br><span style="font-size:small">Elding Adventures at Sea</span><br><span style="font-size:small">Ægisgarður 5, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland</span><br><span style="font-size:small">Tel. (+354) 519 5090</span></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:tahoma,'new york',times,serif;font-size:13.3333px"><span style="color:rgb(255,0,0)"><a href="mailto:elding@elding.is" target="_blank"><span style="color:rgb(255,0,0)">elding@elding.is</span></a></span></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:tahoma,'new york',times,serif;font-size:13.3333px"><span style="color:rgb(255,0,0)"><a href="http://www.elding.is/" target="_blank"><span style="color:rgb(255,0,0)">www.elding.is</span></a> </span><br><div><br></div></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:tahoma,'new york',times,serif;font-size:13.3333px"><div style="font-size:10.4px;margin:0px;background-color:rgb(253,253,253)"><span style="font-size:small">Add us on Facebook <span style="color:rgb(51,102,153)"><a href="http://www.facebook.com/EldingWhaleWatching" style="color:rgb(51,102,153);text-decoration:initial" target="_blank"><span style="color:rgb(255,0,0);text-decoration:initial">Elding Whale Watching Reykjavík</span></a></span></span><br><span style="font-size:small">Follow us on Twitter: <span style="color:rgb(51,102,153)"><a href="https://twitter.com/eldingwhale" style="color:rgb(51,102,153);text-decoration:initial" target="_blank"><span style="color:rgb(255,0,0);text-decoration:initial">EldingWhale</span></a></span></span></div><span dir="ltr" style="font-size:small;background-color:rgb(253,253,253)"><span dir="ltr"></span></span><div style="font-size:10.4px;margin:0px;background-color:rgb(253,253,253)"><span style="font-size:small">Check our Videos on YouTube: </span><span style="color:rgb(255,0,0)"><a href="http://www.youtube.com/reykjavikactivities" style="font-size:x-small;color:rgb(51,102,153);text-decoration:initial" target="_blank"><span style="color:rgb(255,0,0);text-decoration:initial">Reykjavik Activitie</span></a>s</span><span style="font-size:small"><br></span></div><div style="font-size:10.4px;margin:0px;background-color:rgb(253,253,253)"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:rgb(51,102,153)"><span style="color:rgb(255,0,0);text-decoration:initial"><br></span></span></span></div></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:tahoma,'new york',times,serif;font-size:13.3333px"><span style="color:rgb(153,204,0);font-size:small">Please think of the environment; please don't print this e-mail unless you really need to.</span></div></div></div>
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