Wildlife Conservation

Wildlife ecotourism careers

A list of the careers categorized as those where people have various kinds of businesses that cater towards the promotion of wildlife tourism and entertainment

The list includes careers where people:

  • Are engaged in tourism related businesses
  • Run entertainment and conservation businesses, such as zoos

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Minimum Entry Level: High School Certificate

Animal Species: Pets, Critters, Farm Animals, Wildlife

An Animal Caretaker is the general and overall description used for someone who cares for the needs of animals. They feed, water, groom, bathe, and exercise animals. They work with domesticated or wild animals, in a variety of places, such as animal shelters, kennels, zoos, stables, pet stores, veterinary clinics, and aquariums.

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Minimum Entry Level: College Diploma

Animal Species: pets, Critters, Farm Animals, Wildlife

Animal import-export consultants help their clients to transport animals over long distances, using their knowledge of the customs implications in the different countries.

They are also the experts to inform their clients of tariffs, insurance, shipment, quotas and business tax compliance.

The consultants normally work with large amounts of animals, such as cattle, sheep or game that needs to be moved from the sellers to the buyers. But they may also work within the exotic trade industry, where they can help breeders move their animals to customers in other countries

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Minimum Entry Level: College Diploma

Animal Species: Critters, Wildlife

Animal Keepers care for animals in zoos, aquariums, and the different parks used for entertainment, education and conservation.

Also known as:

  • Zookeeper

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Minimum Entry Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Animal Species: Fish, Marine Mammals

An aquarist is an individual that cares for the marine life in aquariums by maintaining their living environments and having hands on interactions with the creatures.

Also known as:

  • Aquarium Technician

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Minimum Entry Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Animal Species: Pets, Critters, Farm Animals, Wildlife

A campaign coordinator is an individual whose role it is to coordinate a campaign’s operations, which could include actions involving fundraising, marketing, and other activities of the organization they work for. They help a campaign succeed.

Animal campaign coordinators therefore help to finish campaigns that benefit animals.

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Minimum Entry Level: College Diploma

Animal Species: Cats, Dogs, Critters, Farm Animals, Wildlife

Charity events organizers plan and manage events for organizations in order to raise their public profile or secure them funding to be able to do their work.

Also known as:

  • Events Organizer
  • Fundraiser
  • Sponsor Coordinator

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Minimum Entry Level: High School Certificate

Animal Species: Birds, Mammals

Exotic animal trainers work with wildlife to teach them specific actions on command. They mostly work within the entertainment side of the animal careers. This also includes animals used in movies, and the marine mammals you see at aquariums and sea worlds.

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Minimum Entry Level: High School Certificate

Animal Species: Wildlife

A field guide interacts with and educates visitors in a large park or reserve on all the plant and animal species.

Field guides may use vehicles (called a game drive) or lead the visitors on foot through the park. On many reserves, the field guide assists the Game Ranger.

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Minimum Entry Level: High School Certificate

Animal Species: Wildlife

A game ranger works within a privately owned game reserve, and is foremost responsible for protecting the animals within the demarcated area.

Also known as:

  • Wildlife Ranger

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Minimum Entry Level: College Diploma

Animal Species: Wildlife

Landscape architectural technologists help landscape architects, engineers, planners, and horticulturists by putting all of their ideas on paper through art and design.

 

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Minimum Entry Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Animal Species: Mammals

A Park Naturalist plans, develops, and conducts programs to inform the public of the historical, natural, and scientific features of specific natural area.

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Minimum Entry Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Animal Species: Wildlife

Animal Keepers care for animals in zoos, aquariums, and the different parks used for entertainment, education and conservation.

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Please let us know if there are any additional Careers that we can add to this specific sub-category

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