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We are now offering FREE advertising for positions vacant for Ecotourism Australia certified operators and members! Our newsletter is received by close to 4,000 subscribers who share your interest in ecotourism.
Programs Manager, Ecotourism Australia - Brisbane
We are seeking a talented and experienced professional to join our team to manage and lead our destination-focused programs. The key focus of this role will be to co-ordinate, provide relationship management, and support the financial sustainability and program quality of Ecotourism Australia’s:
- Ecotourism Destination Certification program,
- Green Destinations Sustainable Tourism Destination Certification program,
- Parks Peer Review program, and
- Assist our members, and the industry, to transition to a low carbon future
These are new programs for Ecotourism Australia which were launched at the end of last year. Each program has clients, so we need someone to ‘hit the ground running’ and engage with our destinations to provide informed guidance and support them on their sustainability journey.
- A passion to inspire environmentally sustainable and culturally responsible tourism, a demonstrated understanding of nature-based and sustainable tourism and the ability to work with tour operators, NGOs, government agencies and other stakeholders
- A demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit with a willingness to seek new revenue streams and opportunities to further the vision of Ecotourism Australia
- Relevant tertiary education qualifications, preferably postgraduate level (tourism, education, business, heritage or environmental management, climate science)
- Demonstrated relevant experience in local government, destination management, tourism certification and/or protected area management
- Demonstrated ability and experience in building and maintaining professional relationships that bring benefit to all
- Highly organised with the ability to manage a portfolio of projects/programs
- An understanding of climate mitigation strategies and programs relevant to the tourism industry
- Experience as a tourism consultant and/or tourism researcher
For a full position description click here.
Applications close 09:00 Monday 25th February. Please email your cover letter addressing the selection criteria and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you require further information, please call Rod Hillman – 07 3256 6777. You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.
INTERNSHIPS WITH ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA
Ecotourism Australia regularly offers internships and volunteer placements to interested candidates and students studying in the fields of tourism management, marketing, eco and sustainable tourism, and environmental science. Our internships and volunteer placements are unpaid, located in Brisbane QLD, and typically require a minimum of three days per week for a minimum duration of three months. Applications for periods of less that 12 weeks will not be considered. To apply for an internship or volunteer placement, please send a cover letter and CV, along with preferred dates for your placement, to Nadine Schramm at email@example.com.
Destination Development and Corporate Manager, Christmas Island Tourism
Ecotourism Internship - Govinda Valley Retreat Centre, NSW
We are looking for recent Eco Tourism Graduate or someone passionate about helping to establish an Eco Tourism Accredited property at our Yoga Retreat, South of Sydney.
We provide onsite accommodation, food, activities such as Yoga, Meditation, Sacred Circles, Vedic Astrology, Ayurveda and Philosophy Workshops, Tours as well as training in Permaculture, Bush Tucker Trails, Conservation and Community Gardens.
Your role will be to assist the Projects & Events Coordinator and other passionate staff who are trained in Eco Tourism, Permaculture, Conservation, Land Management, Yoga and Ayurveda to work towards an Advanced Eco Accreditation.
Your tasks will be to provide hands-on assistance with all facets of the Eco Tourism project, including business systems and development, marketing, gardening, composting, worm farming, recycling and a carbon reduction project.
A high standard of professionalism and ethical behaviour and a commitment to the organisation's values will be required.
For more information and to express your interest in this Volunteer Eco Tourism Internship position, pleases email firstname.lastname@example.org or call on 0412 614 684
Experienced Ecotourism / Environmental Management Professional Seeking New Opportunities
Daniel (Danie) Boshoff holds a Bachelor degree in Ecotourism Management and a Master of Science degree in Environmental Management. He has 14 years' experience in eco and mass tourism and currently heads up the sustainability department at the well known Sun City Resort in South Africa which is ISO14001: 2015 certified.
Background: Danie worked in the conservation industry for 4 years where he held the positions of farm foreman, wildlife rehabilitation centre manager and conservation manager. He changed his career path to environmental management in 2009 and started working at Sun City as environmental officer. He was promoted two years later to environmental manager and in 2015 took ownership of health and safety as well. He now manages an ISO 14001 certified system and has vast experience in EIA's, resource management, environmental law, fauna and flora management and training and awareness. He is also a waste management and recycling specialist. Along with these experiences, Danie has strong auditing skills, has conducted game drives in Kruger National Park and once raised an orphaned Aardvark.
Danie and his family are in the process of relocating to Australia from South Africa and Danie would welcome the opportunity to talk with you about new opportunities. To find out more about Danie, check out his LinkedIn profile here or contact him via email on email@example.com..
20-Year Experienced Tour Guide from Bhutan Seeking Work – Brisbane/SE QLD
Ugyen Yoesar is in Australia whilst his partner completes her Masters. As such, he is eligible to work in Australia (see work permit).
He comes with strong recommendations from long time industry people.
"I am Ugyen Yoesar, friend of Mr Bill Jones in France who is one of the Trip Leader of National Geographic Travel. My friend Bill discussed about me with your friend John Sutton . I am here in Brisbane with my wife who is pursuing her Masters Degree . In the meantime i am looking for a vacant post to fill up within your organisation . Since i am very passionate about working in the tourism industry ,i would be very grateful if you could give me an opportunity to be part of your organisation. I can contribute immensely for the growth of the company with my background.
For your kind reference, i have attached my CV. Looking forward to hearing from you soon."
If interested, please contact Ugyen directly (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Cape Cassini Wilderness Retreat, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
An Advanced Ecotourism certified business, the retreat is built on a withdrawn hectare of land from the Heritage Agreement property known as Section 130 on the North Coast of Kangaroo Island, South Australia. The property also has a significant Carbon Credit potential and fossil search possibilities on the foreshore.
Section 130 is 176 Ha of diverse coastal land fronting on to 2.25 km of foreshore and spectacular cliff views and is roughly 40 km or 40 minutes drive from the main town on the island, Kingscote and the airport.
More details of this property can be seen on the following link and video: www.realestate.com.au/property-house-sa-cassini-128275610