Advert ID: 20005704
Conservation Field Officer
Adelaide, South Australia
Full-time - 12-month Fixed Term contract available
Zoos SA is a not-for-profit conservation charity that exists to save species from extinction and connect people with nature. We support and conduct many conservation, breeding and research programs and as part of our conservation efforts we operate both Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park.
We’re proud to welcome more than half a million people through our gates each year and we’re not slowing down. With the roll out of our 20-Year Master Plan and a number of exciting projects on the horizon, we’re thrilled to be expanding and evolving our workforce to position us for continued growth into the future.
ABOUT THE ROLE...
The team at Monarto Safari Park are currently looking for an experienced and committed Conservation Field Officer in a full time 12 month fixed term capacity with the possibility to extend. This position will assist with project design and delivery for different survey methods of flora and fauna and will play a pivotal role in supporting threatened species conservation and research post-bushfire.
The successful applicant will be a motivated, organised and enthusiastic team player who is looking for a challenging but rewarding role in delivering conservation outcomes for threatened species.
Based across both Zoos SA sites (primarily Monarto Safari Park) as well as in the field, this position will work closely with Zoos SA staff, partners in the community and stakeholders; and must also be willing to travel and spend periods of time on Kangaroo Island.
As part of our Life Sciences team, day to day tasks may include:
To be considered for these positions you will need to meet the following selection criteria:
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Please complete the requested work history & education information on the application page, attach your resume and any certificates in the education section. This will assist us in assessing your suitability for this role.
If you have a strong passion in animal welfare, species conservation, and an eagerness to support the operation of a major Safari Park’s conservation team, we would love to hear from you!
Please visit the Careers section of the Zoos SA website to apply: https://www.zoossa.com.au/careers