Advert ID: 20007965
Wildlife Ecologist (North-east)
Australian Wildlife Conservancy
Help deliver effective conservation in north-east Australia
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.
AWC’s mission – to deliver effective conservation for all native animal species and their habitats – is achieved by:
In north-east Australia, AWC manages seven wildlife sanctuaries in Queensland and the Northern Territory:
In addition, AWC implements conservation management on Bullo River Station, NT, under agreement with the pastoral lessee, and currently implements a conservation science program in Wet Tropics national parks, Qld.
Reporting to the Regional Ecologist – North-east, the Wildlife Ecologist will be part of a team of ecologists responsible for implementing AWC’s science program in Queensland and the savannas of the Northern Territory. Key duties of the position include:
The successful candidate will have:
The position has become available due to an internal transfer. The successful candidate will be based at AWC’s Cairns office, north Queensland. The role requires frequent travel to AWC properties, with 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.
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To learn more about AWC’s sanctuaries, please visit our website www.australianwildlife.org/sanctuaries
Dr Alexander Watson, Regional Ecologist – North east | Alexander.Watson@australianwildlife.org
How to apply:
Your application must include CV and covering letter, briefly addressing the critical competencies listed in the detailed job description on our website or attached. Applications that do not meet these requirements will not be accepted.
Closing date for applications: Friday 14 May 2021