Zoo Keeper

Dubbo, New South Wales, au
Company: Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Category: Transportation and Material Moving Occupations
Published on 2021-07-31 19:16:29
<div align="center"><p style="text-align: center;;;"><strong><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">Zoo Keeper<span><span><span><strong><p><p style="text-align: center;;;"><strong><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">Taronga Western Plains Zoo<span><span><span><strong><p><ul><li style="text-align: left;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">Awarded the Inland NSW Tourism Award for Best Tourist Attraction (Dubbo)<span><span><span><li><li style="text-align: left;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">Ongoing Full Time Positions Available<span><span><span><li><li style="text-align: left;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">Taronga Conservation Society Australia Salaried Employee Award, Trade level 1-4<span><span><span><li><li style="text-align: left;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">Located at Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo <span><span><span><li><ul><br><p style="text-align: left;;;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">Looking to secure a shared future for wildlife and people?<span><span><span><p><p style="text-align: left;;;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">Taronga is looking for experienced, driven and motivated <strong>Zoo Keepers <strong>who are interested in joining a leading organisation in conservation, education, animal management and transformational guest experiences. <span><span><span><p><p style="text-align: left;;;">&nbsp;<p><p style="text-align: left;;;"><strong><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">About us&hellip;<span><span><span><strong><p><p style="text-align: left;;;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">Taronga Zoo officially opened in October 1916, with Taronga Western Plains Zoo officially opening in February 1977!&nbsp; We believe in a shared future for Wildlife and People. Taronga is working in partnership with wildlife conservation organizations and communities to develop ways to protect species and habitats. Taronga. For the Wild!<span><span><span><p><p style="text-align: left;;;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">Our employees enjoy generous employment conditions including:<span><span><span><p><ul><li style="text-align: left;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">Complimentary family and friends passes <span><span><span><li><li style="text-align: left;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">A wide range of discounts on our award winning accommodation <span><span><span><li><li style="text-align: left;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">Discounted food and beverage purchases across the site <span><span><span><li><li style="text-align: left;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">Reduced rates for other services including animal encounters&nbsp;<span><span><span><li><li style="text-align: left;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">To discover more about the benefits of working at Taronga, please visit our website <a href="s:taronga.org.auabout-uscareersworking-hereworking-zoo-so-much-more-just-job" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline">here<a>.<span><span><span><li><ul><br><p style="text-align: left;;;">&nbsp;<p><p style="text-align: left;;;"><strong><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">We value diversity&hellip;<span><span><span><strong><p><p style="text-align: left;;;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">Taronga is an equal opportunity employer, where we recognise the diversity of our workforce and community &ndash; be it on the basis of gender, age, culture, religion, language or personal circumstances. <span><span><span><p><p style="text-align: left;;;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">Taronga is also committed to building on the perspectives, experience, knowledge and skills that this diversity brings to our organisation.<span><span><span><p><p style="text-align: left;;;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">Taronga provide specific workplace programs to support diversity and equal employment opportunities for women, people with a disability and people identifying as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.<span><span><span><p><p style="text-align: left;;;">&nbsp;<p><p style="text-align: left;;;"><strong><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">About the role&hellip;<span><span><span><strong><p><p style="text-align: left;;;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style=""><span style="Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">Deliver high quality animal husbandry and management practices for the Taronga animal collection and convey environmental and conservation messages to provide inspiring and educational messages to our visitors.<span><span><span><span><p><p style="text-align: left;;;">&nbsp;<p><p style="text-align: left;;;"><strong><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">Key accountabilities...<span><span><span><strong><p><ul><li style="text-align: left;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">Work without supervision to safely provide high quality animal husbandry and management techniques in line with Taronga policies and procedures to assist Taronga in meeting WHS and animal care and welfare targets and in complying with all relevant legislation.<span><span><span><li><li style="text-align: left;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">Comply with Taronga&#39;s Animal Welfare Charter to ensure industry leading standards of animal welfare are maintained and animals in our care are assured of Taronga&#39;s 5 Freedoms.<span><span><span><li><li style="text-align: left;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">Communicate Taronga&#39;s education and conservation messages both internally and externally, ensuring all communications align with Taronga&#39;s values to inspire behavioural change in accordance with Taronga&#39;s vision and strategic pillars.<span><span><span><li><li style="text-align: left;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">Deliver high quality customer services experiences in order to provide excellent guest experiences and promote repeat visitation.<span><span><span><li><li style="text-align: left;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">Work effectively as a member of a high performing team including peers, volunteers and students to assist Taronga in its achievement of strategic outcomes.<span><span><span><li><li style="text-align: left;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">Comply with sustainability practices in the workplace to help achieve Taronga&#39;s sustainability targets and reduce environmental impact.<span><span><span><li><ul><br><p style="text-align: left;;;">&nbsp;<p><p style="text-align: left;;;"><strong><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">About you&hellip;<span><span><span><strong><p><p style="text-align: left;;;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">We are looking for candidates that have: <span><span><span><p><ul><li style="text-align: left;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">4 &ndash; 7 years of paid animal husbandry related experience<span><span><span><li><li style="text-align: left;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">NSW C Class Drivers Licence (or ability to transfer current unrestricted licence)<span><span><span><li><li style="text-align: left;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">Obtain and maintain vaccinations against Zoonotic disease (in accordance with Taronga&#39;s Zoonotic disease vaccination matrix) at own expense.<span><span><span><li><li style="text-align: left;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">Obtain and maintain a current paid NSW Working with Children Check at own expense.<span><span><span><li><ul><br><p style="text-align: left;;;">&nbsp;<p><p style="text-align: left;;;"><strong><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">About applying....<span><span><span><strong><p><p style="text-align: left;;;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">&nbsp;<span><span><span><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">Applications must be completed via <a href="s:iworkfor." style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline">s:iworkfor.<a> using the reference number <strong>00008DKD <strong>or searching the word Taronga. &nbsp;For more information in relation to the vacant position

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