General Keeper 

Shoalhaven Zoo

General Keeper

Job Details:

Full Time Position (40hrs/week). Working across a 7 day roster, including weekends and public holidays.

Shoalhaven Zoo is a family owned business operating on the South Coast of NSW displaying a mix of exotic and native animals.

About the Role:

The position available at the Shoalhaven Zoo is a General Keeper position.

The General Keeper position will learn all aspects of working at the Zoo, including and not restricted to general maintenance of exhibits, carrying out preventative health, daily husbandry of animals in all sections of the zoo, daily shows and presentations and conducting private experiences.

This position can involve working with birds, mammals including primates and big cats and reptiles including venomous snakes and large crocodiles.

Essential Criteria:

• Cert III in Captive Animal Management or equivalent
• 1-2 years paid or unpaid keeping experience
• Ability to work a rotating roster
• Working with Children Check
• Manual Driver's license

Desirable Criteria:

• Firearms License
• Tranquiliser Permit
• First Aid Certificate
• Experience with big cats and / or venomous snakes

So if you are confident in yourself and your abilities as a keeper and willing to back yourself up in person, please send your cover letter outlining your suitability and your CV to:
Nicholas Schilko – gowild@shoalhavenzoo.com.au

Applications close 5.00 pm on Tuesday, 15th September 2020
Applicants that are contacted for interviews must be available to interview onsite and may be asked for an impromptu presentation.