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Work Experience/Placement Program

At Altina Widllife Park we offer a Work Experience/Placement program. Student's are advised to only apply if they have a genuine interest in working in the Zoo industry as applications will be screened by Management. For more details on what to expect at Altina during work experience/placement as well as to apply, please click HERE, print the application and complete as directed. Please Note: The 'Apply Online' below is NOT for Work Experience/Placement applications, all applications sent via 'Apply Online' will be denied.

No Applications will be accepted after 30th September for the current year. 

Employment Opportunities

Prior to recruiting staff all applicants are “screened” by Managing Directors and progress through a series of interviews to allow for the best possible candidate to be given the opportunity to join our team.

Regardless of permanent position availability we will continuously consider Volunteer applicants on their merits. Please feel free to attach your details at any time if you are interested in gaining valuable experience at Altina. We welcome any high school student wishing to do their one week work placement/experience at out park, if interested please apply and supply your preferred dates.

PLEASE WRITE IN THE COMMENT SECTION WHICH JOB POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR

Positions Available: 

PERMANENT PART TIME RECEPTIONIST/CLERICAL ASSISTANT

A Receptionist/Clerical Assistant position is available for an outgoing, responsible person who has a passion for customer service.  We are offering a permanent part time position of not less than 30 hours per week. The applicant must be available Monday through to Friday. Communication, time management, excellent PR skills, reliability and punctuality are essential. The Applicant must have a positive attitude, friendly nature and true passion for customer service. Experience in Point of Sale and Microsoft Works programs would be an asset. Previous administration and customer service experience would also be an advantage. The position will be located in our Griffith office.

Duties would include but are not limited to: Client services including booking in client tours, Animal Data Entries/Record Keeping, Stocktake, General administration and customer service duties and social media administration. A competitive wage package will be offered in line with the level of experience and skills.

Applications Close 5pm Friday 16th September 2022.

 

FULL TIME ANIMAL KEEPER/TOUR GUIDE 

About the position:

A position is available for a motivated and enthusiastic Animal Keeper. He/She must be willing to carry out all duties associated with Park and animal management including enclosure maintenance, animal welfare, conducting tours, animal food prep (weigh, portion, prepare, store) and general duties.

We are offering a full-time position (over a 14-day roster) in which communication, time management, and knowledge of various animals and their behaviour is necessary. Experience in handling horses would be an asset but not necessary.

Skills, Knowledge, and experience:

  • Must be willing to do overtime/weekend work.
  • Certificate III in Captive Animals will be an advantage but not a necessity.
  • Knowledge and experience in captive management of a range of species.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and be able to work as part of a team.

A competitive wage package will be offered in line with the level of experience and skills.

Applications Close 5pm Friday 23rd September 2022

 

VOLUNTEER PREP PERSONNEL

Do you have a spare few hours and want to help our amazing animals? Come help our keepers chop and dice delicious fruit and vegetables for our Meerkats, Primates, Wallabies, Red Panda & Wombats. If you have a passion for animals and are interested in lending a hand to our mischievous friends, reach out to our team on 0412060342 and let us know an arrangement that suits you! You will also get the chance to see our animal’s appreciation as you feed them their lunch before you go!

VOLUNTEER - Must be available at least 1 day per week for a minimum of 3 months.

Altina is always looking for fun, animal loving volunteers to join our team. Duties will include; basic animal handling, cleaning and basic maintenance of enclosures, food preparation etc. Hours are 8am-4pm.

Prior animal experience is necessary.

To apply please fill out the online form below and attach your resume. Thank you

 

 

Watch this space for vacant position availability or if you wish to submit your CV for upcoming positions please fill out the details below and attach your resume.

Alternatively applications may be mailed or delivered to:

Recruitment Officer
Altina Wildlife Park
Hillston Road
Griffith NSW 2680

 

PLEASE WRITE IN THE COMMENT SECTION WHICH JOB POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR

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