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Skilled Labourer - CASUAL

Department: Building Services

Australia Zoo is seeking skilled labourers to assist with the general maintenance of the grounds and facilities.

General Duties

  • Assist with the general maintenance of the facilities, fences and signage in and around the Zoo. (Repairs, Painting, cleaning etc).
  • General cleaning duties of work sites, work sheds and equipment.
  • Assist tradespersons as requested.
  • Work within the guidelines of the health and safety procedures to ensure security and safety of self, staff, visitors and animals.

Essential Criteria

  • Previous experience with the use of brush, roll and spray painting (mixing, sanding, prepping etc)
  • Must be physically fit, motivated and show good communication/organisational skills
  • Ability to work well as a team and unsupervised
  • Previous maintenance/ labouring experience
  • Experience operating tools and equipment related to position
  • Hold current Driver's Licence
  • Available to work weekends, public holidays, and school holiday periods

Preferred Criteria

  • Current 1st Aid qualifications
  • Hold a trade certificate
  • Forklift ticket
  • Elevated Work Platform ticket
  • MR/HR License
  • Any other relevant tickets/licenses

Interested applicants should email a resume (no more than 5 pages) to

Apply for this job below. Applications close 19th of January 2014

Here is a checklist of information you will need to have ready before you start to complete the employment application form:

  • Education history
  • Employment history
  • References
  • Any qualifications you may have eg First Aid
  • Any achievements you may like to tell us about
  • your availability (what hours can you work)
  • A resume in .pdf or .doc format
  • Any other info that may support your application

Please allow 20 minutes to complete the application.