Technical Officer Zoology (various casual)

Perth Zoo

Expression of Interest – Casual Employment with Perth Zoo – Technical Officer Zoology

Advertiser: Zoological Parks Authority
Location: Perth Zoo, Western Australia
Salary etc: Level 1, $24.72 - $30.35 per hour (adult rates 21 years and over) plus casual loading
Ref: Pool Ref PA1922TO

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 small zoos. One simple vision inspires and directs our work – a world where diversity of species and habitats is secure.

We are seeking expressions of interest for Casual opportunities, across various sections (listed below) within the Life Sciences Directorate at Perth Zoo. Casual positions often involve early morning calls for availability at short notice, coverage on weekends and public holidays.

Areas include:

  • Primates
  • Carnivores and Ungulates
  • Australian Fauna

The Level 1 Technical Officer Zoology role is to work predominantly under supervision as an effective member of the section team providing for the basic care, husbandry and health monitoring of a subset of animals the Perth Zoo collection. Proficiency and competencies are measured against the Job Description Form. Training will occur as operationally required.

This recruitment pool functions as an Expression of Interest only for casual employment as a Level 1 Technical Officer Zoology within the Life Sciences Directorate at Perth Zoo.

In accordance with relevant legislation and departmental policy, successful applicants will be required to possess or obtain a current and satisfactory National Police Check prior to commencement.

For application instructions, please visit the WA Government Jobs Board at (search for Pool Ref. PA1922TO).

For further information on the Zoological Parks Authority please visit

For Further Job Related Information: please contact Mr Ric Dunlop on (08) 9474 0400.

Closing date: Monday, 21 October 2019 at 12 noon AWST (3pm AEDT). No late or pro forma applications will be accepted.