Wildlife Institute of India (WII) recruitment 2015 – 03 Vacancy – Senior Project Biologist – 28,000 Salary – M.Sc

Wildlife Institute of India (WII) has issued a recruitment notification for the recruitment of Senior Project Biologist through recruitment notification – Wildlife Institute of India (WII) Recruitment 2015 –  NO.WII/PCT/ZSL-WII-GFD/2014-15. Candidates who have completed M.Sc can apply for the new recruitment notification from Wildlife Institute of India (WII).

Eligible candidates need not to apply online for this Senior Project Biologist. Walk in Interview will be held on May 6, 2015. Find more information about the vacancy like Age limit, Selection Process, Qualification, Application fee, How to apply etc can be found below

Company Name                Wildlife Institute of India (WII)
Vacancy Name                  Senior Project Biologist
Educational Qualification  M.Sc
Total No of Vacancy            03 Post
Salary                                                 Rs.28,000/- p.m
Job Location                                            Dehradun
Walk in  date to Apply for this job May 6, 2015
Walk in Address for the Job Vacancy  Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun (WII), an Autonomous Institution of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Govt. of India

Detail of Wildlife Institute of India (WII) Senior Project Biologist Recruitment:

To strengthen ongoing conservation efforts to safeguard the future of the Asiatic Lion (Panthera leo persica) in captivity and in the wild, the Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun invites application for Walk-in-interview for engaging Senior Project Biologist (Three Positions) for the project entitled “Partnering to support Gir Lion Conservation in Gujarat” purely on contractual basis for a period of one year which is extendable depending upon the performance.  The EQ, DQ and other details of the posts are as under:

1 Engagement Positions

Senior Project Biologist –  (Three positions)


2 Duration One Year (Extendable)
3 Location of Project site Gujarat.  The Senior Project Biologist will be stationed in the field station in Gir Conservation Area / Junagarh.

Essential Qualification


Master’s degree in Forestry/Wildlife Science/ Zoology /Life Science with 60% aggregated marks and above from a recognized university.

Minimum Two Year Research Experience.


Desirable Qualification


Research experience in the field of animal ecology, behavioural sciences, population management, understanding of management of captive animals and in-situ and ex-situ conservation.
6 Description of Job A. Implementing an Ecological Monitoring Tool in Gir Conservation Area

  • Training Gujarat Forest Department officials and staff in monitoring ecological parameters as well as wildlife crimes throughout the GCA and ensure the information from the patrols informs management actions.
  • Define needs and site resources – Stakeholder workshop (finalise data structure, data collection forms, protocols and reporting templates)
  • Ranger and trainers training in use of data forms, data collection protocols and other enforcement skills (training of trainers)
  • Pilot implementation of field data forms
  • Train user(s) at site level (data entry, quality control, processing and report generation

B. Evaluation of Enclosures and Developing Enrichment Protocol on  Conservation Breeding

  •  Assessment of existing and modified husbandry and enclosure design in Sakkarbaug Zoo and Devalia Interpretation Centre
  • Prescribing improved husbandry protocols and enclosure design at Sakkarbaug Zoo and Devalia Interpretation Centre
  • Assessment of hormonal profiles of captive animals for improved conservation breeding and better welfare
  • Training of zoo personnel in improved animal husbandry practices
  • Developing Species Recovery and Conservation Breeding Plan

C. Interpretation and Public Engagement

  • Establish an Advisory Board comprising of representatives from GFD, WII and ZSL to develop design, resource materials for the Interpretation Centres
  • Assessment of existing status of extension activities (at Sasan & Devalia) and developing resource materials (at Sasan, Devalia; Junagadh for Girnar WLS & Sakkarbaug and Jasadhar/Dhari for upcoming safari park) and implementation of improved interpretation and education activities
  • Providing basic ecological training for tourist guides, drivers and Interpretation Centre staff in public engagement
  • Developing a curriculum targeted at local schools
7 Fellowship Rs.28,000/- + HRA.
8 Age Not exceeding 30 years as on the date of interview. Upper age limit in case of applicants belonging to SC/ST/OBC/ and Physically handicapped categories may be relaxed as per the rules.
9 Venue of Walk-in-Interview

Office of the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, (Wildlife) and Chief Wildlife Warden, Gujarat State, Aranya Bhavan, Block No. B, First Floor, CH-3,  Gandhinagar (Gujarat)


Selection Procedure for Wildlife Institute of India (WII) – Senior Project Biologist Post:

  1. Written Test on May 6, 2015.
  2. Shortlisted candidates will undertake face to face interview.
  3. Dates are yet to be announced for the final selection

Walkin Procedure for Senior Project Biologist vacancy in Wildlife Institute of India (WII):

  1. The candidates should report by 0930 hrs. for scrutiny of documents on 6th May, 2015 followed by an Interview on the same day. No accommodation will be provided for the candidates appearing for interview.
  2. Candidates should bring the duly filled-in application with attested true copies of testimonials of educational qualifications along with certificate of extracurricular activities, date of birth, mark sheets of all examinations etc. All original documents/certificates must be produced at the time of registration for necessary verification.
  3. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.
  4. The application form can be downloaded from the Institute’s website
  5. The Director, WII, reserves the right to reject any candidature in view of incomplete information provided by the candidate or for any other reason thereof.

Important dates to remember :

Walk in date for this job : May 6, 2015


Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun (WII), an Autonomous Institution of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Govt. of India


Wildlife Institute of India (WII) Recruitment 2014 –  NO.WII/PCT/ZSL-WII-GFD/2014-15.


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