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.
PERMANENT PART TIME RECEPTIONIST/CLERICAL ASSISTANT
A Receptionist/Clerical Assistant position is available for an outgoing, responsible person who has a passion for customer service. We are offering a permanent part time position of not less than 24 hours per week. The Applicant must be willing to work weekends/public holidays. Communication, time management, excellent PR skills, reliability and punctuality are essential. The Applicant must have a positive attitude, friendly nature and true passion for customer service. Experience in Point of Sale and Microsoft Works programs would be an asset. Previous administration and customer service experience would also be an advantage. Training Period of 1-3 months will be in Griffith NSW on weekdays before being transferred to Altina Wildlife Park to work Sunday to Tuesday 8am-4pm.
Duties would include but are not limited to: Animal Data Entries/Record Keeping, Stocktake, General administration and customer service duties and social media administration. A competitive wage package will be offered in line with the level of experience and skills.
Applications Close 5pm Friday 21st September 2018
FULL TIME ANIMAL KEEPER/TOUR GUIDE
A position is available for an outgoing, responsible person who is willing to carry out all duties associated with Park and animal management including: enclosure maintenance, animal welfare, conducting tours, animal food prep (weigh, portion, prepare, store) and general duties.
We are offering a full time position in which communication, time management, excellent PR skills and an extensive knowledge of various animals and their behaviour would be a definite advantage. Experience in handling horses would be an asset but not necessary. Must be willing to do overtime/weekend work.
A competitive wage package will be offered in line with the level of experience and skills.
Applications Close 5pm Wednesday 19th September 2018
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