Posted by: nept | January 18, 2011

Job Opportunity with NEPT!

As a National Operator of the Blue Flag and Green Key Environmental Programmes, the Negril area Environmental Protection Trust (NEPT) is seeking applications from suitably qualified individuals to fill the position of Blue Flag/ Green Key Coordinator (part-time)


Main responsibilities:

  • ·Manage the programme budgets including writing and delivering invoices for properties
  • Plan and manage events such as the Blue Flag raising ceremony, National Jury meeting, Green Key Steering Committee meetings, etc.
  • Conduct two yearly control site visits to each Blue Flag property and Annual site visits for Green Key properties
  • Attend yearly Blue Flag & Green Key National Operators meetings
  • Compile yearly Blue Flag applications for potential properties and present the Blue Flag applications and properties to the National Jury
  • Communicate with all relevant stakeholders, keeping them up to date on any pertinent information
  • Monitor water quality and/or manage the water quality monitoring system at Blue Flag properties and report results to hotels. This includes conducting water-sampling bi-weekly
  • Ensure that potential Green Key and Blue Flag properties are on target to meet all necessary criteria by appointed deadlines
  • Conduct Blue Flag and Green Key trainings
  • Continue to enhance the Green Key & Blue Flag programmes by attracting new properties


-The ideal applicant should be self motivated, communicate effectively, and be responsible with good attention to detail

-Ability to complete strict time sensitive tasks

-Must possess some qualifications in the field of environmental studies and have a passion for coastal management

-Experience in this area is not required, but would be an asset

Applications must be submitted by email to no later than February 7, 2011, and addressed to:


The Executive Director,

Negril area Environmental Protection Trust

P.O. Box 2599




While we acknowledge all applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.



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