Wildlife Keeper, Full Time

Kuranda Koala Gardens

Kuranda Koala Gardens, a boutique wildlife park located in Kuranda, Far North QLD, is currently seeking a positive, motivated person to fill a full-time wildlife keeping vacancy within our small team:

Duties will include, but are not limited to:
- Daily husbandry for a variety of species.
- Animal observation and record keeping.
- Involvement in behavioural enrichment and animal conditioning.
- Involvement in animal handling and capture.
- Giving public presentations
- Running wildlife photo sessions

Essential skills:
- Previous experience in a zoo environment
- Ability to work in a team environment
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- A strong understanding of animal husbandry 
- Excellent customer service skills
- Good level of physical fitness for a physically demanding job
- Friendly and positive attitude 
- Current driver’s license

Desirable skills:
- Relevant qualifications at a tertiary level (e.g. Cert III Captive Animals)

Applicants should be aware that rosters will include weekends and public holidays. Applicants must have reliable transportation.

Interested applicants should submit a resume/CV and cover letter to [email protected]