Position Summary The Conservation Field and Co-Existence Manager will advance Oakland Zoo’s mission by expanding and deepening our field conservation initiatives. Conservation projects will focus on human-wildlife conflict and co-existence solutions, as well as climate change and habitat loss for California native predator species.  Capacity to expand into global predator initiatives with a focus on African lions and chimpanzees will also be explored. Joining the Conservation Team, the primary responsibilities are establishing and implementing plans to conserve species such as gray wolves and mountain lions through alliance building, co-existence project expansion and creation, research-based conservation programs, community action, and behavior change strategies.

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