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Are you passionate about nature? Here’s your chance to work with SIF on Aldabra!

Job Description


  1. To maintain the Research Station and settlement equipment and infrastructure in good and safe condition. This includes outboard engines, generators, compressor, desalination plant, pumps, air-condition units, radio communication systems, all other electrical/electronic equipment and water supply distribution system.
  2. To regularly monitor the performance of the PV system & batteries. To ensure maintenance on the PV plant as and when required (regular retightening of joints of the frame, ensure concrete basements are in good condition, if needed cleaning of solar panels). To maintain and keep record of servicing and refueling of the backup diesel generator. Keep the power house and its surrounding in good condition
  3. To report to the Island Manager regarding order of spares or replacements of equipment.
  4. To liaise with the Skipper over outboard maintenance and fuel stocks. The Mechanic is responsible for stocks of diesel and lubricating oil and should use this in order of arrival (i.e. oldest material first) advising Island Manager on stocks needed
  5. To maintain tools, workshop, outboard engine shed and generator room in clean and tidy condition, to update tool inventory and inform the Island Manager of breakages and loss
  6. To help with maintenance and upkeep of Research Station, Settlement and camps, facilities, library, laboratory and equipment
  7. Participate in anti-poaching patrol and surveillance under the guidance of the Island Manager or other designated person
  8. Accompany and guide visitors on Aldabra and ensure that their conduct is environmentally sound and that they abide by SIF policies
  9. To enforce all SIF policies relating to wildlife, plants and environment
  10. Enforce waste policies and conduct periodic clean-ups with field staff especially within those areas used by tourists and other visitors
  11. Carry out any other work related duties as may be assigned by supervisor

Responsible to – Island Manager

Hours or Work – 40 Hours per week


Salary – SG8

Job Requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements

Diploma in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering or 2 year diploma with City and Guilds and three years experience in relevant field

How To Apply

Interested candidate(s) are requested to Sign-up or login to apply now or apply with an application form (which can be downloaded from our website or collected at our Mont Fleuri Office), your CV & a Cover Letter sent to [email protected] and cc [email protected]

Please call 432 1745 for inquiries or check out for more info.

Late submissions may be considered if a suitable candidate is not found.


In order to increase your chances of a successful selection, kindly ensure that your application is complete and that all relevant information such as your qualifications have been provided with your application.   Otherwise, the Employer reserves the right not to consider your application for selection.

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