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Altina Wildlife Park

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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. 

Employment Opportunities

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.


Positions Available: 


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 signage at the Park (Repairs, cleaning etc). General cleaning duties of work sites, work sheds and equipment, assist tradespersons as requested, operation of plant machinery, general gardening as required, operating basic tools and machinery, welding variety of steels.

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. Welding/Fabrication experience would be an advantage.

If you are interested in the above position and feel you would be an asset to our team, please fill in the details below and attach your letter of  application and resume or alternatively mail to the address provided.

CLOSING DATE: 5pm Friday 28th July 2017



Park Grounds Man Labourer wanted for immediate start. This position is for full time employment of 40 hours per week. Daily hours will be 8am-4pm with some overtime where required.

Must have previous experience, be able to work alone, have an eye for detail, posses a current driver’s license, practice good time management skills, be respectful and tolerant with regards to animals and have the ability to organize and structure daily duties.

Duties Include: maintenance of grounds and grassed areas; tree planting; weeding; mulching; fertilizing; spraying; pruning; irrigation/watering; maintaining equipment in a satisfactory, safe and workable  condition; and any other general duties directed by the Supervisor.

Personal Qualities: ability to work with minimum supervision, work as a team  member, excellent communication skills, ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

If you are interested in the above position and feel you would be an asset to our team, please fill in the details below and attach your letter of  application and resume or alternatively mail to the address provided.

CLOSING DATE: 5pm Friday 4th August 2017


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:

Recruitment Officer
Altina Wildlife Park
Hillston Road
Griffith NSW 2680

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