Technical Officer Zoology

Perth Zoo

Technical Officer Zoology

Job Details

Location: Perth Zoo, Western Australia
Salary: $62,172 - $67,256 p.a. (Level 2) plus 9.5% Superannuation
Tenure: Permanent, Full-time
Ref: Position No. ZPA3121125

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 general supervision this position provides general care, husbandry and health monitoring to a range of taxa in the Perth Zoo collection.

The role of this position is to work under general direction as an effective member of the Exotics (Primates) team providing the highest level of care, husbandry and health monitoring of a broad range of section taxa in the Perth Zoo collection. Proficiency and competencies are measured against the Zoo’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

In accordance with relevant legislation and departmental policy, the successful applicant will be required to possess or obtain a current and satisfactory National Police Check and undertake a satisfactory pre-employment medical assessment prior to commencement.

Applicants must address the selection criteria outlined in the job application package, available on the WA Government Jobs Board. Failure to do so may jeopardise the selection panel’s ability to make an assessment of your application. As this position is part of the Exotics (Primates) team, candidates, applicants should state their claims against the selection criteria accordingly.

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For further information about this position, please contact Ms Holly Thompson on (08) 9474 0380
Closing date: Monday, 6 April 2020 at 12 Noon AWST (3pm AEDT). No late or pro forma applications will be accepted.