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The Bahamas Environment, Science & Technology (BEST) Commission, Ministry of the Environment & Housing, is seeking qualified individuals to provide the following consultancy services for the preparation and production of reports under the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity:

5th National Report


The following TORs are provided in Adobe PDF format for viewing or download:

National Biodiversity Strategic Action Plan

6th National Report

The BEST Commission is also seeking a qualified individual to address the national legal, political and institutional framework and procedures that will enable The Bahamas to effectively implement the provisions and obligations detailed in the Nagoya Protocol, for the implementation and execution of the UNEP-GEF “STRENGTHENING ACCESS AND BENEFIT SHARING (ABS) IN THE BAHAMAS”:

National Project Manager (NPM)

Information Technology Specialist

Environmental Officers

The BEST Commission is also seeking five (5) qualified individuals to act in the capacity of full-time Environmental Officers Individuals must have a minimum of a Bachelor degree in an environmental or natural science field. Applicants are advised to submit a copy of school transcript, CV and passport. Submissions can be directed to inquiries@best.gov.bs or call 322-4546.

Deadline for submission is April 19th, 2019.

BEST Interns

The Commission is now accepting applications for Interns in the following field of college level  study:

  • Urban Planning
  • GIS
  • Marine Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Sustainable Development
  • Environmental science
  • Ecology
  • Information Technology

The BEST Internship Program Application process requires the following submittals:

  • A cover letter
  • Your resume
  • A copy of your most recent transcript

Email to careers@best.gov.bs to secure your internship