Wellington Zoo is committed to saving animals in the wild. At the heart of this commitment is the wide range of initiatives we do to lead the way in the sustainability, to reduce our impact on the environment and to model sustainable behaviours for our community. We are looking for a passionate, motivated Sustainability Manager to ensure our Zoo continues to build its reputation and capability in sustainability across the organisation.

This role is primarily about engaging others and the successful candidate will need to have excellent relationship management skills and a proven ability to influence others across organisations. We are looking for someone with:

  • a passion for sustainability;
  • a practical understanding of sustainability;
  • an understanding of the role of sustainability in a progressive zoo;
  • experience in delivering sustainability initiatives;
  • an understanding of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

If this sounds like you, and you’d like to be part of a team who is passionate about wildlife, sustainability and connecting with our community you can apply by emailing your covering letter, CV and completed application form to zooapplications@wellingtonzoo.com.

Applicants must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit.

Applications must be received by close of business on Friday 2nd March.