Perth Zoo

Location: Perth Zoo, Western Australia

Salary: $96,548 - $106,179 p.a. (Specified Calling Level 2) plus 10% Superannuation

Tenure: Permanent, Full-time

Ref: Position No. ZPA3137838

Perth Zoo gets hands-on in wildlife conservation, at home and beyond our borders. This is what makes us one of the world’s best inner-city zoos. One simple vision inspires and directs our work – a world where diversity of species and habitats is secure.

Under the supervision and direction of the Senior Veterinarian, this position provides veterinary care to Perth Zoo animals as well as wildlife in line with the zoo’s established priorities and objectives.

In addition, this position works collaboratively with the Senior Veterinarian, Veterinarians and Veterinary Nurses to provide high quality medical care to animal patients, training for undergraduate and postgraduate students, and participates in scientific research.

The successful applicant will have demonstrated knowledge and experience in the provision of veterinary care for a range of exotic and Australian animal species in a zoo or similar environment.

The successful applicant will be required to possess or obtain a current (issue date not older than 6 months) and satisfactory National Police Check prior to commencement. The successful applicant will also be required to undertake a pre-employment medical and Zoonosis vaccination program prior to commencement.

Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for WA Workforces: An approved COVID-19 vaccine is mandatory for appointment to this position. The successful applicant will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status before they can commence in the position. Please refer to the recently announced mandatory vaccination policy for a majority of occupations and workforces in WA at Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for WA workforces (

To allow the selection panel to make a proper assessment of your application, please follow the application instructions outlined in the job application package, available on the WA Government Jobs Board at (search for Position No. ZPA3137838 or click here).

For further information about Perth Zoo, please visit

For further information about this position, please contact Dr Simon Hollamby (08) 9474 0326.

Closing date: Monday, 13 June 2022 at 12 noon AWST (2pm AEDT). No late or pro forma applications will be accepted.