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:  IT Systems Admistrator
Employment Status: Full Time
Based at: Subiaco WA
Enquiries: Damien Kerr - Chief Information Officer
Applications: employment@australianwildlife.org
Closing date: 3 August 2018

Position:                 Sanctuary Manager - Pungalina Seven Emu
Employment Status: Full time permanent
Based at: Pungalina Seven Emu Wildlife Sanctuary
Enquiries: Meaghan Tarrant, HR Manager
Applications: employment@australianwildlife.org
Closing date: CLOSED - Shortlisting underway
Position:                 Yookamurra Intepretation Internship
Employment Status: Contract - 3 months
Based at: Yookamurra Wildlife Sanctuary South Australia

Helen Crisp - Yookamurra Field Ecologist &

Wildlife Eduactor

Applications: intern@australianwildlife.org
Closing date: CLOSED - Shortlisting underway




AWC do not keep CVs 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: