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The Wildlife Officer role advertised is part of the Moggill Koala Rehabilitation Centre Operations team. The team operates in SEQ Queensland to deliver services to conserve and protect native and threatened wildlife and associated habitat—with particular focus on:
• Providing veterinary nursing care and husbandry to sick injured and orphaned wild koalas undergoing rehabilitation
• Providing daily care of koalas being rehabilitated, including providing food, cleaning enclosures and observing the animal’s health and behaviour
• Working offsite at one of our Gateway Visitor Centers (David Fleay Wildlife Park, Daisy Hill Koala Center and Walkabout Creek Discovery Center)
• Work is mainly outside in all weather conditions and can be physically demanding
• Work opportunities in providing veterinary nursing support in field-based projects off-site for up to several weeks

 

 

TARGETED VACANCY – Vet nurse: Providing veterinary nursing care and husbandry to sick injured and orphaned wild koalas undergoing rehabilitation. Applicants who do not meet the criteria for the Targeted Vacancy will not be considered.

Wildlife Officers within the Department of Environment and Science work to protect, conserve and manage the sustainable use of Queensland’s native wildlife. The work is regionally-based and delivered throughout Queensland with support provided by central office in Brisbane CBD. Wildlife Officers are an integral part of the units within the Wildlife and Threatened Species Operations, QPWS & Partnerships and provide a range of services, including advice, assessment and auditing of permits and other authorities under the Nature Conservation Act 1992 and subordinate legislation and operational delivery of services to conserve and protect wildlife and associated habitat.

The Branch plays a vital role in delivering effective conservation and regulatory outcomes for Queensland’s native species and ecosystems and their safe interaction with the community generally.

The Wildlife Officer role advertised is part of the Moggill Koala Rehabilitation Centre Operations team. The team operates in SEQ Queensland to deliver services to conserve and protect native and threatened wildlife and associated habitat—with particular focus on:
• regulation of the Nature Conservation Act to deliver protected wildlife compliance and enforcement
• providing safe interaction between people and wildlife
• working with the community to build positive interactions between community and wildlife
• applied research to assist in the development of innovative wildlife management strategies

This role’s focus area is:
• Providing veterinary nursing care and husbandry to sick injured and orphaned wild koalas undergoing rehabilitation.
• Providing daily care of koalas being rehabilitated, including providing food, cleaning enclosures and observing the animal’s health and behaviour
• Working offsite at one of our Gateway Visitor Centers (David Fleay Wildlife Park, Daisy Hill Koala Center and Walkabout Creek Discovery Center).
• Work is mainly outside in all weather conditions and can be physically demanding.
• Work opportunities in providing veterinary nursing support in field-based projects off-site for up to several weeks.
• Assisting with the collection of koala leaf collection and plantation management.

Applications to remain current for 12 months.

 

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

Four casual positions available.

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