Full-Time Zoo Keeper Opportunities

Australia Zoo

Australia Zoo has an exciting opportunity available for an experienced Zoo Keeper to join the team on a Full-Time basis.

As a keeper, you have primary responsibility for ensuring the care and wellbeing of the animals under your attendance. You must also be understanding and sensitive to the needs of the animals under your care. You are also responsible for the animals' exhibits, maintenance, landscaping and presenting at daily demonstrations where applicable. Australia Zoo expects all employees to be dedicated to conservation issues and animal welfare.

At Australia Zoo, keepers continually work towards providing improved facilities and care for their animals. They do this with enthusiasm and motivation toward their individual learning and training.

Roles available include the below departments:

Reptiles

Big Cats

Birds

General 

(Koalas/Mammals/Exotics/Roving/Africa)

 

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:

  • Experience in a similar role
  • Strong communication skills
  • 7 day a week availability including Weekends, Public Holidays and School Holidays
  • Applicants must be fit for physical work, enthusiastic, mature-minded, confident, well-presented and able to demonstrate a high level of work-ethic and initiative
  • Manual drivers licence

 



To apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume through to Erika Cotterill, Recruitment Coordinator at recruitment@australiazoo.com.au by COB 24th November 2019. Applications will be assessed as they are received.