Job Opportunity: Detection Dog Unit Technical Advisor (DDU TA)

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Wildlife Crime Prevention Project is a Zambian based not for profit organisation that works nationally across Zambia, providing support to the Department of National Parks and Wildlife’s Investigation and Intelligence Units. The main goal of WCP is to coordinate closely with key DNPW personnel and NGOs working within National Parks in Zambia to secure areas of elephant strongholds and key transit routes of illegal wildlife trade.

Currently WCP is looking for a Detection Dog Unit Technical Advisor.

The primary purpose of this position is to maintain operational standards and training for the DNPW K9 Unit based in Chilanga, Lusaka consisting of 4 trained detection dogs and 4 DNPW trained dog handlers. The DDU TA provides operational support (for operations at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport and roadblocks around Lusaka amongst other operations) and oversight of training and upkeep of the four detection dogs and handlers supported by WCP. The DDU TA is also responsible for the operational base in Chilanga and oversight of the WCP kennel guardians.

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