Keeper Multi Team | Auckland Zoo

Date: 12-Sep-2022

Location: West Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


He angitūtanga: The opportunity

Our mission is “to bring people together to build a future for wildlife” and we do this by providing exceptional care for wildlife, inspiring our community, conserving wildlife in wild places and building a sustainable organisation.
This is a great opportunity to join the Animal Care & Conservation team at Auckland Zoo and be part of an organisation that aims to focus the Zoo's resources to benefit conservation, and provide exciting visitor experiences, which inspire and empower people to take positive action for wildlife and the environment.
He kōrero mōu: About you 
We are looking for a highly flexible individual with a genuine enthusiasm and aptitude to work with a range of taxa, to join our fun and enthusiastic 
animal teams.  The successful applicant with be adaptable and agile, will be a fast-learner and comfortable moving between teams/taxa at short notice.  
To be considered for this role, you must demonstrate the following: 
•    Relevant knowledge and/or experience of animal husbandry in a zoo or similar environment,
•    Certificate in Captive Wildlife Management and/or first degree in a relevant subject
•    Self-motivated team player
•    Current Full New Zealand driver license suitable for manual vehicles
Ngā āhuatanga kei a moto: What we offer
This is a part-time role, working a minimum of 20 hours a week on a variable roster system including weekends and public holidays.  A high level of energy and physical fitness will enable you to meet the daily challenges of the role. 
If you have proven relevant animal husbandry experience/knowledge and a desire to achieve conservation outcomes through your zoo-based career, then this is the opportunity you have been waiting for.
Applications close Monday 26th of September 2022


In the first instance, please apply via the 'apply now' button below.  

This role is deemed safety sensitive and in line with Auckland Council policy, you will be required to complete pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.

Tātaki Auckland Unlimited is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.


Tātaki Auckland Unlimited strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.