Friday, July 10, 2009



37.5 Hours, 3 Years Fixed Term

Salary dependant upon skills and experience

Zoos South Australia are seeking a dynamic and engaging leader with proven, practical experience of managing budgets and competing priorities, a passion for conservation and the networking, communication and interpersonal skills to maintain and further Zoos SA’s status as a world leader in conservation programmes.

This is a varied and challenging, yet fulfilling role which requires you to develop and deliver high level strategic planning and manage an enthusiastic and dedicated team of experienced managers across a range of fields, from animal management and horticulture to in-situ and ex-situ conservation programs and partnerships. This role is at the forefront of the conservation aims and objectives for Zoos SA and is responsible for creating the strategies and support systems to ensure success.

For a copy of the information pack, which includes a position description, or to submit your CV and a supporting letter outlining your suitability for this role, please e-mail Mardi Nickels;

For more details of the role please contact Vicky Whiteway , HR Manager; for information on Zoos SA and Conservation Ark please review our website

CLOSING DATE: 12 Noon, Monday 27th July 2009
INTERVIEWS: Week commencing 3rd August 2009

Zoos South Australia (ZSA) is a non-profit conservation charity. We provide conservation education, as well as supporting and conducting many conservation, breeding and research programmes. As part of our conservation efforts we run Adelaide and Monarto Zoos. We work within the WAZA guidelines for the ethical treatment of animals.
ZSA is involved in a variety of conservation activities, including direct co-ordination and management of threatened species programs to field support and captive breeding for release to the wild, as well as conservation education programs. To encompass its increasing range of conservation activities, the RZSSA has developed Conservation Ark, its integrated science and conservation arm.

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