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Senior Research Officer - Cowes

Phillip Island Nature Parks

We are excited to offer:

  • Full-time fixed term position (31st December 2027).
  • Work in a stunning coastal paradise.
  • Work with one of Australia's top eco-friendly tourism team, making a real difference for our planet.
  • Hybrid (remote/onsite) work arrangement.

The Role:

In this role, you will conduct specialised fieldwork and research activities in Nature Parks, collaborating closely with the Conservation team. Responsibilities include coordinating and conducting fieldwork, collecting and managing data, and engaging in science communication as needed. You will also supervise Research Officers and facilitate collaboration with Traditional Owners and external stakeholders.

Your work will contribute to evidence-based improvements and the development of priority research programs aligned with the Conservation Vision and 5-year Conservation Plan.

About you:

  • Minimum three years’ experience in Ecology/Zoology or related field.
  • Proficient in seabird habitat fieldwork and wildlife capture (especially little penguins).
  • Skilled in zoological techniques (e.g., blood sampling, transponder injection).
  • Strong data management and database skills.
  • Ability to work independently in remote locations.
  • Experienced in report writing and leadership.
  • Familiarity with wildlife coordination and volunteer training.

Position Description - Senior Research Officer.

How to Apply:

If this sounds like you, please apply by submitting your CV and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria.

A position description is attached.

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