Technical Officer (Zoology)

Perth Zoo

Location: South Perth (Perth Zoo), Western Australia
Salary: $64,172 - $69,256 p.a. (Level 2) plus 10% Superannuation
Tenure: Permanent, Full-time
Ref: Position No. DBCA3122085

The Perth Zoo Science Program provides support to the Species Recovery Programs to maintain captive breeding colonies and to provide animals for establishment or supplementation of wild populations.

The role of this position is to work under general direction as an effective member of the section 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).

The successful applicant will be required to possess or obtain a current and satisfactory National Police Check 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. DBCA3122085).

For further information about the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, please visit

For further information about this position, please contact Dr Peter Mawson on (08) 9474 0311.

Closing date: Tuesday, 25 January 2022 at 12 Noon AWST (3pm AEDT). No late or pro forma applications will be accepted.

Apply online via the link.