Overview

Camp Host Job at Australian Wildlife Conservancy – in Australia

Job Description

Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) is the largest private (non-profit) owner of land for conservation in Australia, protecting endangered wildlife at 31 sanctuaries in which we own or manage in partnership, covering a total of more than 6.5 million hectares in iconic regions such as the Kimberley, Cape York, the Top End and Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre. With a focus on practical land management, informed by world-class science, AWC is implementing a dynamic new model for conservation.


Mornington Wilderness Camp is one of the Kimberley’s best-known destinations, located south of the iconic Gibb River Rd at the base of the spectacular King Leopold Ranges. Featuring a beautiful Creekside camp ground, semi-permanent safari tents and a licenced bush restaurant, Mornington is renowned as a birdwatchers paradise and the gateway to spectacular gorges on the Fitzroy River. Charnley River Wilderness Camp offers a remote campground, great birding and a range of wilderness destinations to explore.

AWC is looking for a dynamic individual with experience operating a successful visitor/hospitality operation to manage the Charnley River Wilderness Camp.

Based at the historic Beverly Springs Homestead, the Charnley Camp Host oversee the management, and future development, of this beautiful wilderness camp which contributes substantially to the success of Australia’s most effective conservation organisation. All proceeds from our Kimberley Wilderness Camps are invested in the conservation of AWC’s Kimberley properties. Your success in this role will mean more revenue to invest in the conservation of threatened species such as the Gouldian Finch and the Northern Quoll and greater public awareness about AWC and the plight of Australia’s wildlife.

The successful candidate will:
have exceptional people skills including the capacity to manage a teams in a remote area working under pressure during peak periods;

demonstrate superior customer service, ensuring visitors have a great time and learn about AWC and our conservation work;

be meticulous and well organised, capable of juggling multiple priorities and meeting unanticipated challenges on a daily basis;

have strong financial, compliance and administrative skills including being eligible to act as the responsible person under our liquor licence; and

be flexible, and have experience living in a remote area (or the capacity to do so).

have a passion for conservation

This is a rare opportunity to use your hospitality/visitor management skills and experience to help save Australia’s wildlife while building an exciting and innovative wilderness camp product. The successful applicant will be offered a competitive salary, based on skills and experience.

Enquiries to:
Fiona Tran, HR Advisor | [email protected]

Applications via:
To submit an application, click ‘APPLY’ and follow the prompts to complete an online application form our careers page.

Your application must include CV and covering letter, briefly addressing your experience, critical competencies, and interest in the role. Applications that do not meet these requirements will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 23 January 2022

Please note:
Applicants must be an Australian citizen/permanent resident or have a suitable visa in place that allows ongoing full-time work in Australia, in order to apply for this position. Sponsorship is not available.

If you apply for this role, AWC will include you in its ongoing updates and communications about its events, activities and fundraising initiatives. You may opt out of these communications at any time.

Any application submitted to AWC will be handled in accordance with our Privacy Policy, available at www.australianwildlife.org/privacy. By providing us with your contact details, your consent to receive communications and direct educational material will remain current until you advise us otherwise.

To learn more about AWC’s Sanctuaries and Partnerships, please visit our website www.australianwildlife.org/sanctuaries/

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Company: Australian Wildlife Conservancy –

Company Location:  Australia

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