First listed on: 24 January 2022

Do you have a passion for the outdoors, conservation and recreation? Are you a hands-on, can-do type of person? If you are looking for a new challenge, then we have the role for you!

Building a better Bunbury

We're finding innovative ways to improve efficiencies across Council, so we back people who bring their A-game, think differently and ask questions because they're curious.

Do this sound like you?

Our Bunbury Wildlife Park team are looking for a Senior Wildlife Park Officer to work amongst Bunbury's fantastic Wildlife Park. If you are looking for an opportunity where you will not only contribute to the improvement of our region's ecology but also make a real-life difference to the community, then apply today

About your role

We are looking for a person who is biodiversity savvy, who can oversee the daily operations of the keepers and volunteers. You will provide exemplary care to the animals at the Bunbury Wildlife Park through the effective use of the Five Domains model of animal welfare.

  • Supervise the daily care and husbandry of the Park's animals to ensure appropriate standards in accordance with Council Policy: Commitment to Animal Welfare is maintained.
  • Provide direction in the development and review of section policies, operational plans, budgets, procedures and husbandry manuals
  • Liaise with industry professionals regarding animal diets, the administration of medication, testing and monitoring the condition of animals.
  • Assists in exhibit and enclosure planning, development, and design.

What's needed?

Experience working in a supervisory role as well as a Cert III in Captive Animal Management or similar would be an advantage. We also require you to have a full driver's licence as well as a current First Aid Certificate. You'll be physically fit with a great work ethic and sound commitment to "getting the job done".

A National Police Clearance is required for this position and to be supplied at interview stage or upon commencement of employment with the City.

Mandatory COVID Vaccination Requirements

Group 1 / Group 2

This position falls under the Group 2 vaccination requirements. The successful applicant will need to supply their full vaccination status on commencement in the role.

On offer

At Bunbury City Council we pride ourselves on our values - positivity, respect, responsibility and above and beyond. Finding the right fit for our team is really important to us and we work hard to provide an environment reflective of these values.

In joining our team, you will be well rewarded with the City of Bunbury Employees 2018 Enterprise Agreement, level 4 $73,124.04. In addition to this, will enjoy matched super contributions of up to 5%, public service holidays, staff benefits and much more!

How to apply

To be considered, all applications must be submitted via the City of Bunbury Careers Website

Applicants are to provide a Resume, Covering Letter and statement against Essential Criteria as per the application form online.

For further information please refer to our 'How to Apply' section on the website.

To apply for this job go to:
& enter ref code: 5808809.

Applications close 21 Feb 2022 at 5pm (AWST)

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