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Leaf Cutter - Casual

Department: Grounds and Landscaping

Here at Australia Zoo and the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital, we have many Koalas to feed. In order for us to successfully do this, we have a team of hard working leaf cutters that visit numerous plantations on a daily basis collecting the required amount.

Duties will include

  • Assist to facilitate sourcing and maintaining of leaf harvesting properties - private or company owned for plantation development including contact details
  • Write up and maintain records - leaf cutting logs etc
  • Have a thorough understanding of sourcing eucalyptus, plantation mngt and legislative requirements of eucalyptus harvesting
  • Be able to identify different species of eucalyptus
  • Demonstrate an in-depth and thorough understanding between animal health and the provision of diet. Including documentation and analysis of feeding behavior 
  • Liaise with the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital (appropriate personnel) to facilitate the provision of leaf and maintain a positive relationship. Provide ongoing clear communication and assist in areas of development and support

Applicants must be fit for physical work, enthusiastic, mature-minded, confident, well-presented and able to demonstrate a high level of work-ethic and initiative.

If you meet the criteria mentioned above, please send your resume to


Apply for this job below. Applications close 24th of June 2018

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.