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Wildlife Rehabilitation Ranger

Advertiser: Phillip Island Nature ParkMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
13 Jun 2019
Location
Mornington Peninsula & Bass Coast
Work Type
Part Time
Classification
Farming, Animals & Conservation, Conservation, Parks & Wildlife

Wildlife Rehabilitation Ranger

Fixed Term (until March 2020) Part-Time (0.8 FTE, 30.4 hours per week) 7 Day Roster

The Nature Parks is an inspiring workplace and, as the largest employer on Phillip Island, offers a range of career paths. Our people are enthusiastic, committed and professional in what they do. They work across a broad range of activities and have many opportunities available to them should they wish to develop their skills, work in different locations or have a variety of roles.

The Wildlife Rehabilitation Ranger will undertake the rescue and rehabilitation of sick and injured wildlife, with a strong focus on seabirds in the Nature Parks Wildlife Clinic.

To be successful in this position you will need to address the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated experience working in a wildlife clinic or wild animal rehabilitation, with sound understanding of seabird rescue, rehabilitation and release,
  • Proven ability to pro-actively plan, co-ordinate, implement and monitor programs of wildlife rescue and rehabilitation, habitat restoration
  • An enthusiastic and approachable personality, with the ability to work both independently and as part of a diverse and dynamic team, and build and maintain positive working relationships,
  • Demonstrated highly developed communication and interpretation skills, with an ability to liaise with external stakeholders,
  • Demonstrated flexibility, adaptability and positivity in a changing environment, and
  • The ability to prioritise and meet deadlines, with an outcome driven mindset.

Current driver’s license, self-obtained First Aid certificate and employee working with children check are also required prior to commencement.

Hours of employment are in accordance with a seven day roster which includes evenings, weekends, public holidays and will work across our sites.

For further information on this position, visit our website at https://www.penguins.org.au/about/employment/current-vacancies/

Applications are to be submitted with resume and cover letter addressing selection criteria to recruitment@penguins.org.au  by Thursday 27 June 2019.

Fixed Term (until March 2020) Part-Time (0.8 FTE, 30.4 hours per week) 7 Day Roster

The Nature Parks is an inspiring workplace and, as the largest employer on Phillip Island, offers a range of career paths. Our people are enthusiastic, committed and professional in what they do. They work across a broad range of activities and have many opportunities available to them should they wish to develop their skills, work in different locations or have a variety of roles.

The Wildlife Rehabilitation Ranger will undertake the rescue and rehabilitation of sick and injured wildlife, with a strong focus on seabirds in the Nature Parks Wildlife Clinic.

To be successful in this position you will need to address the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated experience working in a wildlife clinic or wild animal rehabilitation, with sound understanding of seabird rescue, rehabilitation and release,
  • Proven ability to pro-actively plan, co-ordinate, implement and monitor programs of wildlife rescue and rehabilitation, habitat restoration
  • An enthusiastic and approachable personality, with the ability to work both independently and as part of a diverse and dynamic team, and build and maintain positive working relationships,
  • Demonstrated highly developed communication and interpretation skills, with an ability to liaise with external stakeholders,
  • Demonstrated flexibility, adaptability and positivity in a changing environment, and
  • The ability to prioritise and meet deadlines, with an outcome driven mindset.

Current driver’s license, self-obtained First Aid certificate and employee working with children check are also required prior to commencement.

Hours of employment are in accordance with a seven day roster which includes evenings, weekends, public holidays and will work across our sites.

For further information on this position, visit our website at https://www.penguins.org.au/about/employment/current-vacancies/

Applications are to be submitted with resume and cover letter addressing selection criteria to recruitment@penguins.org.au  by Thursday 27 June 2019.

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