Sunday, February 24, 2019

Principal Ecologist II

The Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) was established under National Parks Ordinance CAP.412 of 1959. This unique area is currently managed by the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority (NCAA) pursuant to CAP 284 of 2002. It is under the Ministry for Natural Resources and Tourism. The main functions of the NCAA are to conserve and develop the natural and cultural heritage resources, to promote tourism in the NCA and promote the interests of indigenous people living in the area.

The Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority (NCAA) invites applications from qualified Tanzanians to fill the following vacant positions: -

Principal Ecologist II (1 Post)

Direct Entry Qualifications
Holder of Masters of Science Degree in Wildlife Management or Zoology & Wildlife Ecology, Natural Resources Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized training institution with working experience of at least thirteen (13) years in related field. Must be computer literate.

Main Duties and responsibilities
(i) Undertaking regular ecological monitoring in the park.
(ii) Carrying out habitats monitoring and biodiversity inventory.
(iii) Undertaking environmental impact assessment in the park.
(iv) Preparing budget for the Ecology department.
(v) Advising on ways to control pollution and ecological impacts in the park.
(vi) Participating in the preparation of Park GMP/EIA .
(vii) Preparing and implementing fire management plan
(viii) Organizing training of junior staff.
(ix) Organizing, supervising and participating in EIA and SEA conducted on all development projects in the parks and PEA for roads improvement.
(x) Coordinating research work in park.
(xi) Developing database on ecological work in the park.
(xii) Preparing reports on ecological monitoring findings in the park.
(xiii) Liaising with other departments in the park on ecological monitoring programs.
(xiv) Participating in wildfire suppressions events.
(xv) Controlling pollution and exotic species (flora and fauna); and
(xvi) Any other relevant duties as assigned by superior.

In accordance to NCAA’s salary scales.

Mode of Application:
Own handwritten application with comprehensive typed curriculum vitae, accompanied with copies of relevant academic Certificates and Transcripts plus names and addresses of three referees to be sent to:-

The Conservator,
Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority,
P. O. Box 1,
Tel: +255 27 2537006/19

So as to reach this office not later than 08th March, 2019


  • Applicants should not exceed 45 years of age and they must indicate their telephone/mobile and E-mail addresses for quick response. 
  • Employed applicants must channel their applications through their current employers.