Wildlife Keeper

Wildlife Keeper

Explore the possibility of creating memories that last lifetimes with a career at Village Roadshow Theme Parks! Our company comprises of Warner Bros. Movie World, Wet ’n’ Wild, Paradise Country, Australian Outback Spectacular, Village Roadshow Studios, Topgolf, Sea World and Sea World Resort. Apply today to see what employment opportunities await and find your dream job at one of the most exciting tourist attractions on the Gold Coast!


About the Perks!

• Unlimited free entry to our amazing theme parks
• Earn complimentary passes for family and friends
• Enjoy discounts on food & beverage, retail and animal experiences
• Enjoy a wide variety of discounts throughout our properties and access to our Village Employee Benefits App which is partnered with more than 65 major retailers!
• Exclusive and unique team member events and awards
• Reward and Recognition incentives and prizes
• Onsite Wellbeing Team and access to our EAP with 24/7 support
• Opportunity for professional development & internal training, we strive to grow our talent!


The opportunity:
Paradise Country is seeking a passionate, motivated, and proactive Wildlife Keeper and animal trainer to work within the Wildlife department. This role involves involvement with numerous native Australian species and has the potential to expand into working with our exotic species.
Your day to day:
• Undertake animal husbandry and exhibit maintenance tasks to maintain excellent health of all animals as well as ensuring the exhibit presentation standards are maintained at all times
• Handle wildlife for guest interactives
• Facilitate relevant education talks, school programs and interactive tours to provide an educational & conservational experience to guests and students
• Maintain excellent hygiene practices at all times in diet preparation, presentation, and storage
• Participate in rotation and auditing of stock
• Ensure equipment is checked & maintained daily and ensure procedures are followed should equipment be faulty or require replacement
• Be responsible for punctuality to all animal presentations, tours, programs and guest experiences


What you’ll bring:
• Certificate III in captive animal studies or equivalent – Essential
• Animal handling experience - Essential
• Experience with exotic animals (particularly primates) an advantage
• Experience with animal training and positive reinforcement an advantage
• Minimum 2 years demonstrated experience working with Australian wildlife & sound knowledge of animal husbandry. Either paid or volunteer- Essential
• Previous Koala handling experience an advantage
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with guest service experience
• Public speaking experience - Essential
• Sound knowledge of current wildlife and environmental challenges to conservation
• Manual Driver’s license an advantage


To apply:
External: Please visit themeparks.com.au/vrtp-team/recruitment.

$31.28 per hour Casual
Applications close: 12th May at 5pm