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Education Officer - Fulltime

Department: Education/Volunteers

Australia Zoo has an exciting position available within the Education Department.

Under the direction of the Education and Volunteers Co-ordinator, this role entails assisting with the production and delivering innovative and unique educational experiences with the enthusiasm and passion of the zoo's culture. Its primary focus is school groups (primary and secondary), universities and similar facilities, community education groups, public education programs and general zoo visitors.

Essential Criteria:

• Experience in preparing, delivering & assessing education programs
• Demonstrated ability in presenting, workshop facilitation & public speaking
• Workplace training & assessing qualifications
• Open manual drivers license
• Strong organisational & planning skills
• Ability to work within tight time frames and across multiple tasks/projects
• Ability to work holiday periods, weekends and public holidays
• Computer literacy, especially MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point
• Experience/ability to organise events & people
• Excellent problem solving & solution creation skills

Preferred Criteria:

• Current 1st Aid qualifications
• Relevant workplace training & development qualifications
• Current teaching qualifications and/or teaching experience
• Certificate III Captive Animal qualifications, or higher is an advantage

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

Apply for this job below. Applications close 23rd of February 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.