Zoo and aquarium employment opportunities


Below are employment advertisements for positions currently vacant at ZAA-accredited zoos and aquariums across Australasia or within the Zoo and Aquarium Association (ZAA) office. Please contact the individual organisations directly, using the contact details supplied in the advertisement to ask questions or apply for a position.


Positions currently available


Dreamworld - Tiger Keeper

Posted on 2/22/2024


Paradise Country - Wildlife Keeper

Posted on 2/22/2024
Applications close: Friday 1st March at 11:55pm


Perth Zoo - Director Life Sciences

Posted on 2/15/2024
Closing date: Monday, 18 March 2024 at 12 noon AWST (3pm AEDT)


Auckland Zoo - Senior Keeper Primates

Posted on 2/15/2024
Applications close at 11.59pm on Tuesday 2nd April 2024


Sea World - Penguin Keeper

Posted on 2/21/2024
Applications close: 5th March 2024


Hamilton Zoo - Casual Veterinary Program Assistant

Posted on 2/15/2024
Applications Close: 08 March 2024


Auckland Zoo - Wildlife Conservation Planning Specialist

Posted on 2/15/2024
Application close date is midnight 11:59 on 14 March 2024


National Zoo and Aquarium - Veterinarian

Posted on 2/15/2024
Applications to be submitted by COB 23 Feb 24


Shoalhaven Zoo - Park Supervisor

Posted on 2/15/2024
Applications close 5.00pm on Wednesday, 13th March 2024


Wellington Zoo - Experienced Keeper

Posted on 2/14/2024
Applications close: NZT 5:00pm Thursday 7 March 2024


Zoos Victoria - Veterinarian

Posted on 2/12/2024
Applications close 5pm Tuesday 20th February.


Auckland Zoo - Aviculturist

Posted on 2/12/2024
Applications close March 15th 2024, for a start in April.


Zoos SA - Casual Veterinarians

Posted on 2/9/2024


Auckland Zoo - Keeper Carnivores

Posted on 2/9/2024
Applications close at 11.59pm on Friday 1st March 2024


Rockhampton Zoo - Zoo Curator

Posted on 2/7/2024
Applications Close: Monday 19 February 2024 at Midnight (AEST)


Billabong Sanctuary - Wildlife Keeper

Posted on 12/13/2023
Applications Close 12th January 2024


Sydney Zoo - Zookeeper - Natives

Posted on 2/2/2024
Applications close at 9:00am, Friday 16th February 2024.


Taronga Zoo - Unit Supervisor

Posted on 2/1/2024
Closing Date: 11:59PM Wednesday 14 February 2024


Hamilton Zoo - Zoo Keeper Ungulates

Posted on 1/31/2024
Applications Close: 01 March 2024


SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium - Aquarist/Antarctic Penguin Keeper

Posted on 1/31/2024
Application close 27th February


Kuranda Koala Gardens - Wildlife Keeper

Posted on 1/29/2024


Rockhampton Zoo - Zoo Keeper

Posted on 1/25/2024
Applications Close: Monday 12 February 2024 at Midnight (AEST)


Hartleys Crocodile Adventures - Gum Cutter Plantation Maintenance

Posted on 1/24/2024
Applications close by COB 14 February 2024


Melbourne Zoo - Veterinarian

Posted on 1/17/2024
Applications close Thursday, 15th February 2024.


Sydney Zoo - Veterinarian

Posted on 1/16/2024
Applications close Thursday, 15th February 2024.


SEA LIFE Sydney - Shark Dive Instructor

Posted on 12/13/2023