Seasonal Wildlife Keeper

Gold Coast
Farming, Animals & Conservation
Conservation, Parks & Wildlife
Contract/Temp
Posted 5d ago

Seasonal Wildlife Keeper
$23.92 per hour Part-Time – Fixed term 3 months
$29.90 per hour Casual – Fixed Term 3 months
Paradise Country, Oxenford Gold Coast

About the role:
Paradise Country is seeking an experienced Wildlife Keeper to work within the native and exotic animal section and uphold our friendly country atmosphere.

Duties:

  • Ability to recognize particular animal traits and behaviours and effectively handle wildlife for guest photo opportunities
  • Undertake animal husbandry and exhibit maintenance tasks to maintain excellent health of all animals as well as ensure the exhibit presentation standards are maintained
  • Perform relevant education talks and interactive tours to provide an educational & conservational experience to guests and students
  • Participate in food storage, rotation, bulk delivery and ordering as required to maintain appropriate stock levels
  • Ensure equipment is checked & maintained daily and ensure procedures are followed should equipment be faulty or require replacement
  • Be responsible for punctuality to all Animal Tours

Skills and Experience:

  • Min 5years in Australian Wildlife Tertiary Qualification in Animal-related studies - Essential
  • Demonstrated experience working with Australian Wildlife & sound knowledge of various Native Wildlife Husbandries
  • Previous Koala handling an advantage
  • Animal handling experience - Essential
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with guest service experience
  • Public speaking experience is essential
  • Knowledge of the wildlife environment and conservation issues within the wildlife industry is preferred
  • Manual Driver’s licence an advantage

Benefits:

  • Unlimited free entry to our theme parks
  • Food and beverage and retail discounts
  • Unique team member events
  • Opportunity for professional development

About the company:
Village Roadshow Theme Parks comprises of Warner Bros. Movie World, Wet ’n’ Wild Gold Coast & Sydney, Paradise Country, Australian Outback Spectacular, Village Roadshow Studios, Sea World and Sea World Resort. We encourage a fun, entertaining and enthusiastic environment.                                                                                                                                                                    

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