Two Field Assistants will be recruited as part of the larger Gough Island Restoration Programme to carry out bird monitoring and other field work on Gough Island, including supporting activities for the mouse eradication operation and control (using herbicide) of an invasive plant Sagina procumbens. The post holders will be managed and work along side a Senior Field Assistant. All three posts will be for a period of 15 months, consisting of pre-deployment training and around 13 months deployment on Gough Island. Gough Island (6,500 ha) is located in the South Atlantic and is part of the Tristan da Cunha archipelago, widely considered as one of the most important seabird breeding sites in the world. Working in partnership with the Tristan da Cunha Island Council, Birdlife South Africa

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