• Utilise your horticulture skills in this rare, full-time opportunity
• Unique, outdoor environment dedicated to ‘FUN’ & conservation
Are you passionate about horticulture and conservation? Does working in an outdoor environment appeal to you? If you are energetic, enthusiastic and self-motivated, then this might be the perfect role for you!
As a member of our Life Sciences department, the primary objective of this entry-level position will be to cut suitable koala and Tree Kangaroo fodder from our plantations to sustain our growing koala and tree kangaroo populations. Tasks will include leaf cutting, planting, fertilising, watering, slashing and the general maintenance of our leaf plantations. Occasional duties will also include assistance in feeding our Koala population and general animal husbandry duties.
Applicants must satisfy the following criteria:
• Possess a high level of energy and physical fitness to perform physically demanding work;
• Willingness to work outdoors in a bushland environment and in all weather conditions;
• Demonstrate excellent communication and teamwork skills;
• Self-motivated, reliable and able to work independently;
• Hold a current Apply First Aid qualification;
• Hold a current QLD Manual Drivers Licence and ability in 4-wheel drive operation.
Previous experience in a similar environment such as farming, nursery, grounds or basic plantation maintenance and/ or tertiary qualifications in any of the sciences, particularly horticulture would be advantageous. A first aid certificate is also desired. Flexibility with working hours across a 7 day roster is essential, as weekend work and early mornings will be involved In addition to a fantastic range of in-park and in-venue benefits (free entries, discounts on purchases, laundered uniforms for front line team members and much more), we’ve partnered with Perkbox to give our team members access to hundreds of dollars of direct savings each year on their everyday purchases from some of Australia’s biggest retailers (everything from fashion, to tech, and even your weekly grocery shop!)
If you are looking for the challenge and adventure of working in our nation’s favourite playground, hit the apply online now button below.