2 plazas para hacer prácticas remuneradas de conservación en zoos de Australia ~ Bioblogia.net

1 de noviembre de 2023

2 plazas para hacer prácticas remuneradas de conservación en zoos de Australia

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About the job

  • 2 x Full Time Fixed term positions for 12 months (February 2024 to Feb 2025)
  • Based at Melbourne Zoo with some work from home flexibility and field work as needed
  • Salary range - Band 2, $58,200 - $64,637 per annum + 11% superannuation
  • Kick start your conservation career now!

Zoos Victoria operates four landmark zoos, Healesville Sanctuary, Melbourne Zoo, Werribee Open Range Zoo and Kyabram Fauna Park. Victoria's zoos are made up of passionate, energetic and driven employees committed to fighting wildlife extinction. Every person, from the extensive range of disciplines, plays an important role in helping the organisation realise its vision to become a world leading zoo-based conservation organisation.

Through our Baillieu Myer Internship program, we have multiple internship positions within our Wildlife Conservation and Science team. If you have recently completed your course of study in an environmental or biological discipline and are looking to get some on the job experience, we would be interested to hear from you.

Over the course of the internship, the intern will learn numerous field-based research skills and techniques while working alongside Zoos Victoria scientists and assisting with our Fighting Extinction programs. As an Intern, you will participate in conservation planning and reviews, ex-situ zoo-based programs and recovery teams. You will also undertake a research project focusing on knowledge gaps or key research questions associated with Zoos Victoria Fighting Extinction species or other Victorian threatened species.


  • You must have at least completed a Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline recently and have a good academic performance (GPA of Credit or above).
  • Job applicants are required to be Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents or hold a valid Australian working visa to be considered for this position.
  • Must be able to work in arduous conditions and for extended periods in the field.

For more information on this role, please refer to the position description available on our careers page.

Please submit a maximum two-page cover letter, and resume (including the academic transcript as part of your resume) by clicking on the 'Apply' link below.

Please ensure you answer all screening questions.

If you have any questions about this role, please contact Craig Whiteford, Conservation Projects Coordinator at cwhiteford@zoo.org.au.

Applications close at 11.00pm Sunday 26th November 2023.

Zoos Victoria welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, Zoos Victoria will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability, illness or injury. If you require adjustments at any stage of the recruitment process, please advise via hrhelpdesk@zoo.org.au or visit https://www.zoo.org.au/about-us/careers/inclusion-and-diversity/ for more information

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