Join the Altina Team
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.
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.
FULL TIME TRAINEE ZOOKEEPER/TOUR GUIDE
2 positions are available for outgoing, responsible candidates who are 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 2 trainee position in which communication, time management, excellent PR skills and correspondence studies through either Animal Studies Cert II or Captive Animals Cert III. The Trainees will expand their knowledge of various animals and their behaviour whilst working on the job. Experience in handling horses would be an asset but not necessary. Must be willing to do overtime/weekend work. A competitive wage package will be offered in line with the level of experience and skills.
Applications Close 5pm Friday 18th December 2020
MAINTENANCE & CONSTRUCTION/MULTI-SKILLED LABOURER
Altina Wildlife Park has an exciting opportunity for an applicant to be part of a recognised, accredited Wildlife Park. This position is for full-time employment, 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday with the possibility of overtime to complete daily duties. The successful applicant will assist with maintenance and construction projects at Altina. Due to the nature of this work and with regular deadlines to meet, it can be a fast paced environment with the entirety of the work being hands on.
Duties Include, but are not limited to:
Assist with general maintenance of the facilities, fences and fabrication of materials (welding a variety of steels), Repairs etc. General cleaning duties of work sites, work sheds and equipment, assist trades persons as requested, operation of plant machinery, irrigation as required, operating basic tools and machinery and construction of new exhibits for an ever-growing animal family.
This position requires the following:
The applicant must be fit for physical work, enthusiastic, able to demonstrate a high level of work-ethic/initiative, be able to work well as a team as well as unsupervised. Trade certificates/qualifications/licences as well as experience within the fields of maintenance, labouring, operating tools and equipment, driving/maintaining/servicing heavy machinery and welding would be an advantage.
CLOSING DATE: 5pm, Friday 4th December 2020
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:
Altina Wildlife Park
Griffith NSW 2680