Vacancy - Senior Biological Field Technician


Senior Biological Field Technician

West Coast 1 Wind Farm near Vredenburg on the west coast, Western Cape, South Africa

Arcus Consultancy Services South Africa (Pty) Ltd is looking for a senior subconsultant on a fixed term 12-month contract, based near Vredenburg on the west coast, to conduct daily carcass searches (Monday – Friday) on an operational wind energy facility.

The Role:

  • Search designated areas beneath wind turbines for bird and bat carcasses;
  • Work in a team of two alongside a Biological Field Technician;
  • Collect corresponding data and photographs of the carcasses; and
  • Data capturing and filing.

Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Natural Sciences;
  • Valid South African Drivers Licence;
  • Computer literate (e.g. completion of excel spreadsheets, email);
  • Follow all safety and work protocols of the operational wind energy facility;
  • Skilled use of global positioning system (GPS) devices;
  • Physically fit and healthy;
  • Be comfortable with hazards typical of the environment; and
  • Be willing to undergo a full medical assessment prior to appointment

The remuneration for this role is ZAR 6 428 per month.

Please send a cover letter and CV to