Monday, January 13, 2014



Wellington Zoo exists to help people find their personal connection with nature. At the heart of these connections is the conservation and environmental sustainability work we do, both at the Zoo and with programmes we support in the wild. We are looking for a passionate, motivated Conservation Manager, in a newly established role, to ensure our Zoo builds its reputation and capability in conservation and sustainability.

As this role is primarily about engaging others, the successful candidate will need to have excellent relationship management skills and a proven ability to motivate others to follow your vision. We are looking for someone with:
a passion for nature
a practical understanding of conservation and sustainability both locally and globally
understanding of the role of conservation in a modern zoo
experience in delivering conservation programmes
understanding of and commitment to the World Zoo and Aquarium Conservation Strategy
a relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent experience
See below for further information including a position description and application form. Please note applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit.

To apply please email your covering letter, CV and completed application form to or post to Conservation Manager Vacancy, C/- Wellington Zoo Trust, 200 Daniell Street, Newtown, Wellington 6021. 

Applications must be received by Thursday 30 January 2014.

For more information please e-mail:

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