Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Penguin Keeper

Penguin Keeper 
Full Time(Job Number: SEA0000TN)

Are you passionate about conservation and creating incredible guest experiences? Do you want to work in an exciting and ‘very cool’ environment in one of Melbourne’s most loved attractions? We have an amazing opportunity for you to join our Team here at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium as a Full Time Penguin Keeper.

About the Role

As a Penguin Keeper you will assist with the care, wellbeing and general husbandry within the Curatorial team. Key duties will include assisting to ensure a high level of animal health and welfare, feeding, cleaning, record keeping and monitoring of life support systems. This position also has diving responsibilities when required.

About You

The ideal candidate for this role will have a passion for guest experience, conservation and a focus on fun. This role will be covering the Sunday to Thursday rotation, so the ability to work weekends is essential.

A Degree in Zoology or similar
Ability to maintain daily contact with a living collection of plants and animals in a varied building climate
Experience in Life Support Systems
An 'Open Water' Dive qualification
Ability to work as part of a team
Experience in Animal Husbandry
Ability to work public holidays

Ability to lift 20kg

Learn more HERE

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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