Marine Mammal Observation Officer

EXPIRES 16 Feb, 2023

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You will be part of a dynamic and ambitious project team that stands for corporate environmental responsibility. You are involved in the Gas-to-Energy Project in Guyana to support the Social and Environmental Team in the observation of Marine Mammals, turtles and protected species during the execution of the project.

Contract Period: 5 months (Commencing May 2023)



  • Higher education degree in an area related to marine biology/ecology, nature conservation or equivalent
  • Preferably minimum of 1-3 years’ experience is preferable in marine works or marine mammal-, turtle- or protected species observation or conservation
  • Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) Marine Mammal Observer Mitigation training, and/or Protected Species Observer (PSO) certificate and/or experience preferable
  • Valid BOSIET or STCW Sea Survival Training Certificate preferable
  • Excellent command of the English, both orally and in writing
  • Knowledge about marine mammal, turtle and protected species present in Guyana
  • Willing to perform rotational work, including weekends & public holidays (i.e. 4 weeks work, followed by 4 weeks leave)
  • Ability to cope with working at sea with changing weather conditions, and noisy environments
  • Affinity with marine construction/oil & gas projects
  • Well-organized team player that can also work independently
  • Flexible mindset, being able to function in multi-disciplinary teams


  • Conduct visual watch for Marine fauna, such as marine mammals, turtles and protected species onboard of one of our vessels
  • Writing reports on any marine mammal, turtle, or protected species sightings
  • Maintain a logbook of all sightings
  • Ensuring that vessels maintain appropriate distance and speed
  • And instruct personnel with regards to behavior around marine mammals, turtles, and protected species

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NSBomega, from its headquarters in St. John’s, Canada and Stavanger, Norway proudly serves its clients’ projects throughout the world. With over 30 years proven experience, NSBomega continues to grow to expand its global footprint and is actively seeking business opportunities across the world. Our clients are industry leaders and rely on our ability to mobilize personnel throughout the world. With world-class service in mind, NSBomega Guyana Inc, a majority Guyanese and woman owned entity, started in 2018 with the goal to serve Guyana’s developing Oil & Gas Industry.
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