- Job posted on: 11th Feb 2020
- Applications close:
One of the most exciting and rewarding event roles in Australia! This is a rare opportunity to use your outstanding communication and science skills as part of a team protecting the spectacular Australian landscape and its threatened wildlife. If you are a skilled communicator, love camping and have a passion for Australia’s wildlife and wild places, then read on.
Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) is the largest private (non-profit) owner/manager of land for conservation in Australia, protecting 6.5 million hectares in some of the most remote and spectacular regions of the country. We are seeking an exceptional, highly motivated, engaging and professional Field Ecologist and Guide to join our ecology guiding team in the delivery of outstanding visitor experiences as well as assist with ecological survey work across AWC’s network of sanctuaries.
Reporting to the Events Project Manager and Regional Ecologist, as well as working collaboratively with other teams, you will ensure the science-based conservation programs delivered by AWC is effectively communicated to the public and AWC supporters, as well as assist with AWC’s science program. This role is split between working as a dedicated ecologist guide on AWC’s visitor and supporter programs during the events season (~70%), and assisting with field-based ecology surveys on AWC sanctuaries (~30%). This role is initially offered on a 12 month contract with the possibility of an extension.
This is an exciting opportunity to join Australia’s largest non-government conservation organisation and help shape the future of private sector conservation in Australia.
The remuneration offer includes, in addition to salary, basic accommodation.
A Position Description is attached.
Please see the supporting document or visit our website to see a detailed position description.
Initial enquiries to:
Applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line: Field Ecologist and Guide application via EthicalJobs.
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Closing date for applications: Sunday, 1 March 2020.