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Wildlife Guide


Employer: Echidna Walkabout Pty Ltd
Work Type/s: Casual
Classification/s: Eco-Tourism
Sector/s: Business/Private Sector, Social Enterprise
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 08 May, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

Do you know and love Australia’s wildlife?

Echidna Walkabout seeks casual Wildlife Guides. We are based in Port Melbourne and have over 25 years experience operating high quality wildlife tours, in the wild, for international visitors.

  • Do you have a genuine, in depth, knowledge of Australia’s birds, mammals and natural environments and great guiding skills enabling you to enthusiastically and effectively share your knowledge with international visitors?
  • Would you like to join Australia’s premier wildlife tour operator as part of an enthusiastic and dedicated team devoted to helping international guests understand and protect our wildlife IN THE WILD?
  • Are you open-minded and willing to integrate your skills into our style by participating in our in-house guide development program?
  • Can you live in or near Melbourne?

Selection criteria

Style – successful applicants will be:

  • Passionate about wildlife – in the wild
  • Able to deliver information about our unique wildlife in a friendly, enthusiastic, respectful and courteous manner
  • Happy to work closely with Aboriginal People
  • Willing to participate in our in-house guide training program (regardless of previous experience)

Presentation and Performance – you will need to:

  • Be outgoing and well presented
  • Have first class communication and public speaking skills
  • Work unsupervised in wild and natural areas
  • Guide groups ranging in size from 2 to 40 people
  • Work alongside our small enthusiastic team
  • Guide first class, world standard, wildlife tours

Basic Prerequisites – you MUST have:

  • previous guiding experience
  • a full drivers license
  • a Victorian Drivers Certificate
  • Level 2 First Aid Certificate

Wildlife Guide Training

All our tours are fully guided by experienced, highly-trained Wildlife Guides. Read about our Wildlife Guide Training Program.

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