Field Assistant at College of African Wildlife Management, Mweka July, 2019

The College of African Wildlife Management, Mweka wishes to announce a vacancy for a Field Assistant post to support a collaborative research project aiming at assessing the status and trends of bee pollinators and their interactions with plant communities in Tanzania.

This project “Pollinator Monitoring Project, Tanzania” is funded by the JRS Biodiversity Foundation, USA.


Duty station: The recruited person will work at Mweka Main Campus in Moshi and expected to spend extended periods in the field in Arusha and Kilimanjaro regions.


Main Duties and Responsibilities

The position entails, but is not limited to the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Assisting in the collection and management of data related to the


  • Liaising with principal researchers, research assistants and project coordinator to contribute to the overall objectives of the Project; Assisting in organizing field trips and follow-up works;
  • Be responsible for ensuring that project equipments are safe and maintained in working order
  • Performing any other related duties as may be assigned by the Project coordinator.


Required minimum qualifications and skills


  • Fluency in English and Swahili languages;
  • Holder of a Bachelor Degree in Wildlife Management, Forestry, Beekeeping, Agriculture, Wildlife Tourism or any other related field obtained from recognized institution;
  • Field experience in related projects or research may be an added advantage;


Other qualifications


  • Be a person of high integrity
  • Ability to handle extra duties
  • Ability to demonstrate self management and work collaboratively and as part of a team

Nature of Employment and remuneration: One year (1) renewable contract with competitive remuneration and benefits.


Mode of application


All applicants are required to submit their applications including the following:

  • Signed cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Certified copies of relevant certificates and or academic transcripts
  • Names and contact details of at least two referees

Application written in English should be submitted as electronic or hard copies to the following address;


Att: Project Director,

Bee-Pollinator Monitoring Project,

Tanzania College of African Wildlife Management, Mweka,

P.O Box 3031,


E-mail: [email protected]


Closing date for submission of applications: 8th August 2019

 NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview. Travel expenses for attending interview will be borne by the applicants.

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