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Do you have a job opportunity to advertise or are you interested in working within the ecotourism industry?

We are now offering FREE advertising for positions vacant for Ecotourism Australia certified operators and members! Our newsletter is received by more that 3,000 subscribers who share your interest for ecotourism.

Contact us to book your space at eco@ecotourism.org.au or call 07 3252 1530

 


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SEEKING EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

Independent Auditors – Ecotourism Australia

 

We need you!

Do you have a strong tourism or environmental background with at least 5 years’ experience at an owner, manager or consultant level?

Are you passionate about helping businesses achieve long-term, sustainable outcomes?

 

We are looking for companies, partnerships, trusts and individuals to become independent auditors to fulfil the requirements of our ever-growing Certification Programs.

Auditors are needed on a contract basis (approx. 20 days/year) in key hubs around Australia:

  • Northern Queensland (Cairns/Whitsundays)
  • Southern Queensland (Brisbane/Gold Coast)
  • New South Wales
  • Victoria
  • Tasmania
  • Western Australia – Perth/Margaret River
  • Western Australia – Broome/Exmouth
  • Northern Territory

Our independent auditors are responsible for conducting onsite audits of ecotourism operators that hold certification through one of our certification programs (ECO Certification, Climate Action Certification and Respecting our Culture Certification) on a contractual basis. For more information about our certification programs, please visit our certification page.

As part of our obligations to the integrity of our programs and to our international and domestic stakeholders, auditing services must be contracted via a registered company, partnership or trust. Individuals who are not already a company, partnership or trust but who want to express interest in becoming an Independent Auditor, may refer to the Australian Government's business structures and types website for details on how to set up a company, partnership or trust.

Candidates should have at least 5 years’ experience in the tourism or environment industries (or both), preferably at a managerial, business ownership or consultant level. Auditing experience is preferred, but full online training will be provided at no cost.

If this sounds like you, please click here to see the full position description or contact Lina at lina@ecotourism.org.au or on (07) 3256 6777 to discuss this opportunity.

To apply, please submit a current CV, cover letter and responses to the selection criteria. Applications close on Wednesday, 7th of March 2018.

 


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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 and generally require a minimum of three days per week for a minimum duration of three months. To apply for an internship or volunteer placement, please send a cover letter and CV, along with proposed dates for your placement, to our Operations Manager, Emily: emily@ecotourism.org.au

 


 

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Team Leader, Visitor Experience | National Parks & Wildlife Service NSW

Primary purpose of the role: Manage the representation of Visitor Experience Branch functions – experience development (leisure, recreation and events); marketing and consumer communications; marketing distribution; and visitor services, education and volunteering – for relevant Park Operations Branch, as well as the operations and service delivery of in-branch Visitor Centre's and NPWS guided tour programs, commercial tour programs, filming and event management process, where relevant.

Contact Janelle Brooks 02 6650 7138 or visit https://iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/job/team-leader-visitor-experience-100630

Closing Date: 21/02/2018


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Executive Officer | Australian Regional Tourism 

In recent months, Australian Regional Tourism has reviewed the role of the Executive Officer (EO) and is now calling for applications from suitably qualified applicants.

The EO will work with the Executive to deliver the Business Plan and manage the day to day operations of ART. The successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • The delivery of the three major projects for 2018/19; a new-look Young Tourism Professional Program, a National Strategy and Program to grow Agritourism across Australia, and the annual Australian Regional Tourism Convention,
  • The implementation of the Communications & Memberships Strategy & Action Plan,
  • Managing strategic partnerships and corporate sponsorships,
  • Lobbying on behalf of ART members, 
  • Governance and administration 

To be successful in the role, applicants will need to demonstrate their ability to work autonomously, have excellent communication and time management skills, and experience managing multiple major projects simultaneously. The ideal candidate will have a fierce passion for regional tourism and Australia, and experience in a similar position.

Commencing in March 2018, this is a 12 month contract position that will suit those who have a registered business and access to a home office or similar. The contract is for four to five days per week. 

For a copy of the full position description, please contact admin@artn.com.au. Applications must be submitted via email and include a cover letter and CV. Applications close on Friday 16th of February, 2018.

The ad is listed on Seek https://www.seek.com.au/job/35389407?type=standout&userqueryid=33841dc4e4ae3d0b7ae97cf54710cafd-9446610


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Seasonal Interpretive Ranger | Kakadu National Park, Jabiru NT

Seasonal Rangers deliver a variety of natural and cultural interpretive activities to park visitors, school groups and local community. They also work along-side and deliver traditional owners key messages as part of a joint managed national park.

Applications close on 18 February, and these opportunities don’t come around too often, so get in quick.

Contact: Lauren Thornton, 08 8938 1106, kakaduexperiences@environment.gov.au or for further information, click this link.

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FOR SALE
Mount Nancar Wilderness Retreat | Daly River, Northern Territory

An absolute Daly River front freehold property of 8 hectares surrounded by the Mount Nancar conservation zone.

Operating as a tourist camp since 2006, offering clients a wilderness experience and real bush camping with hot showers and clean toilets. Check Wiki Camps for reviews, as well as the web site mountnancarwildernessretreat.com.au.

This unique property can be developed further without interference or development issues, the potential is vast.

If you are looking for a tourist business and lifestyle in the Northern Territory, you should contact us at Mount.Nancar@gmail.com


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FOR SALE

Saunders Gorge Sanctuary, Ecotourism Business Venture - Sanderston, South Australia

Currently operating as an accredited ecotourism business, this 81 Hectare (200 acre) holding offers spectacular rugged scenery combined with modern facilities within a uniquely Australian Outback environment but within easy reach of the city. With a large licensed restaurant and four very comfortable eco cabins for overnight guests, this holding caters perfectly for camping businesses, education camps, retreats, bed and breakfast, corporate retreats, 4x4 enthusiasts, walking enthusiasts, local & international tourists.

Situated only 75km from Adelaide and 20 minutes drive from Mannum on the River Murray, Saunders Gorge Sanctuary rare attributes offers an exciting and  unique opportunity to meet the demands of the increasing tourism trade to South Australia.

See more extraordinary features of this property at:

http://anguscampbell.harcourts.com.au/Property/631650/SMB7739/159B-Three-Chain-Road#sthash.4qbru8gf.dpuf

Take an in depth look at the property through our video on Youtube.

To discuss further contact Angus Campbell
Mobile: 0411 737 794
Email:  angus.campbell@harcourts.com.au
Harcourts Adelaide Hills RLA 158908


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 Ambassadors | Fair Food Forager 

Want to change the way the world eats?

Across the globe, humans waste 40% of the all the food that is grown, and add the equivalent of a garbage truck full of plastic to our oceans every minute. Add to this, unsustainable fishing practices, excessive food miles and the mistreatment of animals and there is no doubt we need to change the way we eat.

Fair Food Forager is here to make life's smart food choices a lot easier. We find, list and share the most ethical and environmentally sustainable food options all over Australia.
But we need your help.

We want to enlist, enthusiastic, health conscious, environmentally aware foodies. To help us populate the website / app in order to assist anyone else searching for a low impact meal.

You do this by:

  • Shopping for food (as you would normally)
  • Eating out in your home town or while travelling (as you would normally)
  • Loading your discoveries directly to www.fairfoodforager.com
  • Taking photos and tagging us in your social media posts
  • Sharing your listings with your network
  • Sending images to us to share on social media (we will credit you)
We will:
  • Speak to the owners of your discovery, do an 'impact audit' on their business then provide them with a page on the website / app once we ascertain where their strengths lie
  • Share your images and stories with our social media friends (giving you credit)
  • Lead others to your favourite business by featuring them in newsletters etc
  • Feature you in a blog, newsletter or social post

It's just about living your life as you normally would, but thinking of helping others discover what you already know, and having fun while you do it.

If you're interested in finding out more, email us at hello@fairfoodforager.com 
And help us change the way the world eats.
One meal at a time.