Advert ID: 20006989
Australian Wildlife Conservancy
Kimberley region, WA
Help deliver effective conservation in the Kimberley
Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) is the largest private (non-profit) owner of land for conservation in Australia, protecting endangered wildlife at 30 sanctuaries in which we own or manage in partnership, covering a total of more than 6.5 million hectares in iconic regions such as the Kimberley, Cape York, the Top End and Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre. With a focus on practical land management, informed by world-class science, AWC is implementing a dynamic new model for conservation.
Of the 30 sanctuaries and partnership areas, AWC protects wildlife and their habitats across 7 properties and partnerships in the Kimberley, covering 4.3 million hectares. AWC’s wildlife sanctuaries, and properties in partnership with government and with Indigenous groups, include Mornington-Marion Downs and Charnley River - Artesian Range; partnership sites are Yampi Sound Training Area, under contract with the Commonwealth Department of Defence; and Tableland, Dambimangari and Wilinggin Country, in partnership with Traditional Owners and Ranger Groups.
Reporting to the Regional Ecologist – North-west, the Wildlife Ecologist will be part of a team of ecologists responsible for implementing AWC’s science program in the Kimberley, WA. Key duties of the position include:
The successful candidate will have:
There are two (2) Wildlife Ecologist positions available. Both roles will require frequent travel to other AWC sanctuaries and/or partnership areas in the Kimberley. The job requires extended periods in the field and a balance of office work.
AWC is a leading employer of conservation ecologists. Our mission is the effective conservation of Australia’s wildlife and their habitats. In our work, we are guided by a suite of values including being accountable, informed, respectful, dedicated, innovative and sustainable.
How to apply:View details
Please see the supporting documents for the detailed position descriptions.
Dr Skye Cameron, Regional Ecologist – North west | Skye.Cameron@australianwildlife.org | 0409 342 918
Fiona Tran, HR Advisor | email@example.com | 08 9380 9633
To submit an application, click 'APPLY NOW' and follow the prompts. Your application must include CV and covering letter, briefly addressing the critical competencies listed in the detailed job description on our website or the attachment.
Closing date for applications: Sunday, 24 January 2021.
Position Description - Wildlife Ecologist - Yampi Sound Training Area (YSTA).pdf
Position Description - Wildlife Ecologist - Charnley River : Artesian Range Sanctuary (CRAR).pdf