Welcome to our jobs page
- Use this page to advertise relevant vacancies – either add a comment or let us know via the Contact Us page.
- Please visit the job-seekers page. to see details of motivated prospective employees seeking employment or work experience
- Use our job-seekers page to let prospective employers and hosts know about your interested, availability and background experience
- Show your prospective employer you understand the basics of responsible wildlife tourism by reading the links from wildlifetourism.org.au/experiencing-our-wildlife/policies/
- If interested in volunteering for wildlife research (which may or may not involve paying for your involvement), check out our wildlife tourism research network
- To view WTA member operations to see which you might be interested in asking about vacancies, go to our Wildlife Tours, Parks, Accommodation page
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Scrolling down this page you will find
- links to other pages that advertise relevant vacancies
- samples of currently available vacancies in wildlife tourism, ecotourism, wildlife conservation and related fields
- courses in wildlife and tourism related fields.
Select from the quick links below:
Various Job Sites
Courses and Training
The email newsletter Wildlife Extra regularly lists wildlife vacancies. Contact them at Wildlife Extra <firstname.lastname@example.org>
WILDLIFE JOB SEARCH: www.pherkad.com/jobs.html
This is a great search engine with regular eco tourism jobs: Ecotourism jobs
Australian Public Service. Environment Jobs
NEW Wildlife Supervisor. Village Roadshow Theme Parks. Gold Coast.
General Manager. Lizard Island Resort.
Community Engagement Manager. Qld Trust For Nature.
Tourism Development Manager. Balonne Shire Council. Mt Isa
Management Couple. Hinterland Eco-Retreat. Sunshine Coast.
Wildlife Supervisor. Birds. Currumbin Sanctuary. Gold Coast.
Wildlife Officer. Innisfail.
Job Centre: www.jobs.qld.gov.au
NEW General Manager. Jamala Wildlife Lodge. Canberra. Closes 22.6.16
NEW Deputy Senior Wildlife Officer. Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve. ACT. Closes 15.6.16
Manager, Marketing & Communication. Taronga Zoo. Closes 17.6.16
Reception Manager. National Zoo & Aquarium – Canberra. Closes 15.6.16
Operations Manager. Australian Reptile Park.
Unit Supervisor. Taronga Western Plains Zoo. Closes 13.6.16
Deputy Senior Wildlife Officer. ACT. Closes 15.6.16
Jobs Centre jobs.nsw.gov.au
Tour driver/guide. Go West Tours. Melbourne.
Coranderrk Bushland Ranger. Healesville Sanctuary. Closes 13.6.16
Job Centre: www.careers.vic.gov.au
Current vacancies at Zoos in Victoria – see www.peoplestreme.net/zoosvictoria
Head of Operations. Tasmanian Walking Company
Information Officer. Hastings Coves. Hobart
Interpretation Officer Internship. Australian Wildlife Conservancy. Yookamurra Wildlife Sanctuary
Sales Consultant. Adventure Tourism. Kangaroo Island.
Management Couple. Seal Bay Cottages & Cafe. Kingscote
Volunteering Opportunities: www.environment.sa.gov.au/Work_With_Us/Volunteering_opportunities
Business Development Manager. Mandurah & Peel Tourism Org. Closes 17.6.16
NEW Senior Keeper Animal Training & Behaviour. Alice Springs Desert Park. Closes 27.6.16
Tour Guide. Wayoutback Australian Safaris.
Tour Guide. Point Stuart Wilderness.
Tour Guide. Offroad Dreaming. Darwin.
Crocodile Handler / Tour Guide. Crocosaurus Cove. Darwin.
Tour Guide/Skipper. Adelaide River Queen’s Jumping Crocodile Cruise
Also check out these links for wildlife job postings:
Volunteering can serve a useful purpose in raising awareness of our wildlife, and also give you valuable experience and something to add to your cv.
Conservation Volunteers Australia always has a variety of exciting projects to join in with, giving you the opportunity to do your bit for conservation while travelling through the country.
Many wildlife tourism operations such as Australia Zoo, David Fleay Wildlife Park, Underwater World and others employ volunteer guides and offer training. Some natural history and conservation associations (e.g. Lamington Natural History Association) are also involved in nature interpretation, and welcome enthusiastic volunteers
Monkey Rehabilitation Carer. 6 month contract. BARC. Tabanan, Bali.
Cleland Wildlife Park in the Adelaide Hills (South Australia) is seeking volunteers.
The Tourism Research Entity at North West University, South Africa has a vacancy for a post doc. The position is for one year but can be extended up to 3 years. For further information contact Mrs Hanneri Borstlap at email@example.com
50 Partial Scholarships ($6,000) are now available to study IWC programs in integrated water management, which is available via distance learning. Get more info here.
Are you interested in training or receiving some education? Get information on education, training courses here.