The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) New Job Position – Job Ref: 20


The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) is a nonprofit organisation that works to conserve threatened species and ecosystems in southern Africa to the benefit of all people.

Job Title: Ingula Nature Reserve Intern
Job Location: Ladysmith / Van Reenen, KwaZulu-Natal.
Report to: Project Manager and Programme Manager


  • Assist Ingula Reserve management with the daily running of the nature reserve:
  • Undertake regular fence patrols and management
  • Water management
  • Road maintenance
  • Alien vegetation clearing
  • Erosion control
  • Vehicle and tool maintenance
  • Firefighting or any other applicable tasks required by the reserve management team
  • Aid in the execution of Environmental Management Plans as required
  • Carry out community capacity building activities in the region surrounding the reserve
  • Periodic road mortality counts and power line surveys to be carried out
  • Be on site five days a week for a period of eight hours per day
  • Work outdoors all day (unless extreme weather prevails)


  • Tertiary qualification in nature conservation, zoology, ecology or similar
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience in working with communities would be favourable
  • Oral and written communication skills and being conversant in English, with isiZulu being advantages
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of programmes
  • Possession of a valid South African or international drivers license, and suitable driving experience
  • Ability to undertake tasks that are physically demanding
  • Energetic, innovative thinking
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Self-motivated, disciplined and driven with strong people skills and an approachable manner

To apply, request, complete the Employment Application Form and submit a CV and a detailed motivation as to how and why they would be the best possible candidate for the post together with the application form to Emma Chisare on or mail to Private Bag X11, Modderfontein, 1645 or fax to +27 (0)86 636 5823

The Endangered Wildlife Trust is an equal opportunity employer.

For more about the Endangered Wildlife Trust, refer to

Application Deadline: 7th Feb, 2019


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