The Walkabout Park team continues to expand. We are looking for a Ranger/ Keeper and a Senior Ranger/ Keeper. Both are permanent roles and may be either full-time or part-time. Both roles report to the General Manager/ Curator.
Walkabout Park is a privately owned wildlife sanctuary in Calga, near Gosford on the NSW Central Coast, an easy commute from Sydney’s northern suburbs. We specialise in free-ranging and captive native animals and small farm animals, as well as bush tucker, Aboriginal sites and other indigenous cultural education.
Conservation through education. In addition to day-time individual visitors and groups, we run residential eco-education and pre-veterinary programs for international students, from individual internships to formal programs for groups of 10 to 40 students. We have a small team of rangers and a close relationship with each of the animals in our care.
You love doing hands-on husbandry and running public education workshops. You take responsibility for your own development, and you enjoy passing on your skills to others. Although you like routines, you respond well to changing priorities. You are diligent in record keeping and pay attention to detail. You want to work in a multi cultural and multi ability environment. You work well with a team, but are just as happy to work on your own.
3 years’ full-time experience; Australian native animal husbandry; Interest in Aboriginal culture; Cert III in Captive Animals; Drive a manual car; Working with children check; First aid certificate; Rabies vaccinations. Additional attributes such as a bio-science degree, specialised experience, 2nd language, etc. will be taken into consideration.
How to apply:
Email your resume and cover letter to the General Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org before 26th January 2019.