Australasian Zoo Positions Vacant

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Want to list a Zoo position? All vacant zoo positions are advertised for free. If you want to list a job advertisement, e-mail me the details and I will add it to this page.

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Australasian Zoo Jobs;

To help support this service, if you apply for one of the positions below please mention that you saw it advertised on the Australasian Zoo Keeping web site.

Sydney Zoo
Ungulate Keeper

Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Senior Keeper

Wildlife Officer, Veterinary Nurse

Hamilton Island
Head Keeper

Hamilton Island
Animal Keeper

Perth Zoo
Technical Officer Zoology 

Shoalhaven Zoo

Taronga Zoo
Trainee Keeper, Marine Mammals

Auckland Zoo
Ectotherm Keepers

Melbourne Zoo
Zoo Encounters and Events Presenter

Wellington Zoo
Animal Care Volunteers

Australia Zoo
Experienced Reptile Keeper

Australia Zoo
Zoo Keeper, Large Carnivores

Australia Zoo
Experienced General Zoo Keeper

Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital
Experienced Veterinary Nurse

Alice Springs Desert Park
Specialist Keeper Animal Training

Rainforestation Nature Park
Wildlife Keeper

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
Senior Penguin Keeper

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
Penguin Keeper

D’Aguilar Wildlife
Casual Keeper

Wildlife Attendant (part time)

Wildlife Attendant (fixed term)

Summer Tour Guide

Shoalhaven Zoo
Senior Mobile Zoo Presenter and Keeper


Other Wildlife Related Positions;

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
Senior Aviculturist

Priam Psittaculture
Bird Keeper

Department of Conservation
Supervisor, Biodiversity (Kakapo)

Department of Conservation
Ranger, Biodiversity (Kakapo)

Orangutan Foundation International
2019 Construction Team Short-Term Volunteer Program

ARCAS (Guatamala)
Biology Internships



Education & Courses;

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary short courses
Animal Training & Conditioning
Cooking on Country: Food Adventure
Planting for Wildlife

Aussie Wildlife
Advanced Aussie Wildlife
Insight into Vet Nursing
Australian Mammals: Our Backyard Buddies


For links to other advertised Zoo positions from outside the Australasian region, please go to the Overseas Zoo Vacancies Links page of the AZK web site.

International Zoo vacancies can also be found listed at Peter Dickinson's ZooNews Digest web page or by joining ZooBiology.

Zoology & Wildlife Sciences Internships Abroad
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