If you are passionate about conservation, join the AWC team and help save Australia’s threatened wildlife and their habitats. Around 80% of our people are based in the field, delivering practical on-ground conservation programs which are based on the best available science.


For general employment enquiries, email employment@australianwildlife.org. Please note we do our best to respond to employment enquiries and non-advertised general applications, but during peak times we may be unable to respond to all enquiries.


Please refer to the following documents for answers to the most common employment questions we receive:
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Breaking Into Conservation



Current vacancies


Position: Wildlife Ecologist  
Employment Status: Full Time  
Based at: Mornington Wildlife Sanctuary  
Enquiries: Dr James Smith - Senior Ecologist  
Applications: employment@australianwildlife.org  
Closing date: 31st October 2016  



AWC do not keep CV's on file and applicants should continue to check back on the website for advertised opportunities, or sign up with NRM Jobs for their advertised e-newsletters where most AWC science and operational roles are advertised.


AWC has existing arrangements in place with recruitment companies, so respectfully request that you do not make unsolicited calls offering these services.


AWC would like to acknowledge the following organisations whose assistance aids AWC in the conservation of Australia’s threatened wildlife and ecosystems: