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.
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.
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 and unsupervised, previous maintenance/labouring/trade experience, experience operating tools and machinery related to the position with appropriate Licences/Qualifications, hold a current manual drivers licence. Experience with Heavy Machinery and/or welding would be a strong advantage.
Applications Close: 5pm Sunday 6th Jan 2019
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