Casual Wildlife Presenter
Advertiser: WildlifeXposure Pty LtdMore jobs from this company
- Job Listing Date
- 8 Sept 2019
- South West Coast VIC
- Work Type
- Farming, Animals & Conservation, Other
WildlifeXposure is a leading specialist in mobile live interactive native animal incursions, displays and presentations throughout Melbourne, Geelong and broader regional Victoria. We deliver exceptional educational programs showcasing a unique and diverse range of native Australian wildlife up close.
Our mission is to raise conservation awareness, by providing programs that are designed to make ecological science and wildlife awareness exciting fun and engaging. Allowing children and others the opportunity to get up close and personal with unique wildlife and have an interactive experience they won’t forget.
We are based on the stunning Surf Coast in Victoria and are in search for a dynamic energetic and passionate Wildlife presenter/zookeeper to join our growing team.
- A dynamic, interesting and varied role in a positive environment
- An opportunity to be a part of something new and exciting, with future growth opportunities available
- Company car when working
- Opportunity to gain additional experience in a unique and competitive industry
- A full Australian drivers license
- Experience in native animal and reptile husbandry and aquarium systems
- Extensive knowledge of Australian fauna
- Zoological or animal science tertiary qualification is desirable
- Wildlife industry experience preferable
- A passion for wildlife and the environment
- Confidence in public speaking with exceptional communication skills
- Previous experience working with children is favourable
- Must be able to obtain a police check and WWCC
- Physically fit and enthusiastic
- Punctuality, prioritization and organization is of utmost importance
- Must have the ability to work autonomously and in a team
Duties & responsibilities:
- Complete an in-depth training program on safe and ethical animal handling, husbandry and the delivery of dynamic informative wildlife presentations to small and large audiences
- Working at small and large public, community and Corporate events
- Traveling to kindergartens and schools presenting wildlife to students
- Direct marketing
- Feeding animals and cleaning enclosures.
- Animal husbandry record keeping
- Assisting with enclosure development and maintenance
WildlifeXposure HQ is based in Torquay Victoria.
Candidates must reside on the Surf Coast, Bellarine Peninsula or in the Geelong region or be willing to relocate as there is extensive travel done daily from our HQ.
Successful candidates will be required to work weekdays, evenings and weekends and the position will be for an immediate start.
To apply please send through a cover letter explaining why you would be perfect for the role along with your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close Friday October 4
- Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
- Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
- Are you available to work outside your usual hours when required? (e.g. weekends, evenings, public holidays)
- Are you willing to relocate for this role?