Careers

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If you are passionate about conservation, check out our current vacancies to join the AWC team and help save Australia’s threatened wildlife and their habitats.  

ATTENTION: Due to an unforeseen technical malfunction over the 2019 holiday period, all submitted open applications were not received by our HR department. If you emailed an application to employment@australianwildlife.org between Friday 20 December 2019 and Friday 3 January 2020 – we would request that you re-submit your application at your earliest convenience for our records. We apologise for any and all inconvenience caused.


Position: Field Ecologist
Employment Status: Full Time
Based at: Mallee Cliffs National Park, NSW
Enquiries: Dr Laurence Berry, Wildlife Ecologist p 0401 848 189
Applications: employment@australianwildlife.org
Closing date: Friday, 7 February 2020

Reporting to the Wildlife Ecologist, the Field Ecologist will join our team of ecologists responsible for implementing AWC’s science program at Mallee Cliffs National Park. An Honours degree (or equivalent level of experience) in ecology and conservation or similar is essential. Previous experience delivering reintroductions or long-term monitoring programs will be treated favourably.

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Position: Sous Chef
Employment Status: Seasonal (~6 months)
Based at: Mornington Wilderness Camp, Kimberley WA
Enquiries: Fiona Tran, HR Administrator
Applications: employment@australianwildlife.org
Closing date: Friday, 31 January 2020

AWC is looking for a small team of dynamic people with experience in hospitality to facilitate the operation of the renowned Mornington Wilderness Camp (MWC). MWC is one of the Kimberley’s highest rated destinations, known worldwide for its scenery (sandstone escarpments, ancient gorges and vast savanna woodlands), its wildlife (Gouldian Finches are one of 200 bird species) and the integration with a working conservation project.

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Position: Database Coordinator
Employment Status: 2 year fixed term, Full Time
Based at: Perth
Enquiries: Julia Kalinkina, Development Services Manager p (08) 9380 9633
Applications: employment@australianwildlife.org
Closing date: Friday, 31 January 2020

AWC is seeking a full time Database Coordinator to commence in early 2020. Reporting to the Development Services Manager, the Database Coordinator will be responsible for the ongoing management of our Raiser’s Edge supporter database. In this role you will use your strong analytical capacity, and exceptional database management skills, to manage AWC’s data driven approach to mobilising donation revenue.

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Position: Events and Project Manager
Employment Status: Permanent Full Time
Based at: Melbourne or Sydney (as negotiated)
Enquiries: Leah Royle, Senior Executive, Development & Events p (03) 8660 6614
Applications: employment@australianwildlife.org
Closing date: Monday, 27 January 2020

AWC is seeking an outstanding professional to play a key role in our Development and Events (fundraising) team. Based in Melbourne or Sydney, the role will suit an experienced professional with exceptional skills in logistics, project management or complex event management. The Events Project Manager role is an exciting new position within the national Development team.

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Position: Deputy Camp Manager
Employment Status: Seasonal (~6 months)
Based at: Mornington Wilderness Camp, Kimberley WA
Enquiries: Fiona Tran, HR Administrator
Applications: employment@australianwildlife.org
Closing date: Friday, 31 January 2020

AWC is seeking an energetic, experienced and committed Deputy Camp Manager to oversee the Hospitality team at Mornington Wilderness Camp (MWC) situated at Mornington Wildlife Sanctuary. The Deputy Camp Manager will be required for the entirety of the camp season, from the initial camp and restaurant set-up and pack-up at the end of season.

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Position: Head Chef
Employment Status: Seasonal (~6 months)
Based at: Mornington Wilderness Camp, Kimberley WA
Enquiries: Fiona Tran, HR Administrator
Applications: employment@australianwildlife.org
Closing date: Friday, 31 January 2020

We are seeking an exceptional, highly motivated, professional and hands-on Head Chef to join our hospitality team in the delivery of outstanding visitor experiences at AWC’s award-winning Mornington Wilderness Camp (MWC) in the heart of the Kimberley, Western Australia.

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Position: Development Executive (fundraising)
Employment Status: Full Time
Based at: Sydney
Enquiries: Sarah McKenna, Senior Development Executive p (02) 9324 4209
Applications: employment@australianwildlife.org
Closing date: Friday, 31 January 2020

As AWC enters an exciting new phase, we are seeking a talented and motivated professional to play a key role in our Development (fundraising) team. Based in Sydney, the role will suit a talented early career professional who wishes to be part of a high performing team dedicated to delivering important outcomes for Australia.

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