Cleaners at Australia Zoo are well respected for the great job that they do because thanks to them, our Zoo is spotless and is possibly the cleanest zoo in the whole world. These guys are some of the most important team players at Australia Zoo and we'd be lost without them.
John started working at Australia Zoo back in 2003 in Security and moved to Cleaners in November 2006.
John loves working at the Zoo, being around animals all day long. When he gets home he is greeted by his mischievous dog and cat who cause hours of entertainment pushing each other to their limits.
"My favourite animal at the Zoo would have to be the elephants because they are so smart and beautiful."
Sandra joined the Zoo Crew in December 2009 and just loves working with her mates, outside all day.
Sandra tells us that her favourite animal at the Zoo are our gorgeous wombats, as they just look so cuddly.
"For Christmas I gave one of my Granddaughters a Ripper Rhino encounter. We had a great time with DJ the rhino. I would recommend it to anyone".
Alan really enjoys working outdoors, working with mates and seeing people enjoying themselves.
"My favourite animal at the Zoo would have to be the cheetahs because of their speed and beauty."
One of Alan's most memorable experiences while working at the Zoo, was going on a Cheeky Cheetah encounter and being able to be right up close to such an amazing animal.
Peter joined the awesome Shuttle team in Dec 2013. He then moved to join the very busy cleaning department. He has a background in Screen printing and is keed to get out and about with our patrons showing them around this beautiful Zoo.
Michael started with the cleaning crew in Feb 2014. Michaels’ favourite animals at the Zoo are our Dingoes. Outside of the Zoo Michael enjoys bike riding, fishing, and having fun with his two dogs.
Mayumi joined the Zoo Crew in October 2015. Mayumi loves all animals and has had 10yrs experience as a horse riding instructor, and trainer. "I love working around all our amazing animals. It's fantastic."
Outside of the Zoo, Mayumi enjoys cooking, horse riding and going to the beach with her dogs.
Mathew joined the Zoo Crew in October 2016. Mathew has been in our Australia Zoo family as a volunteer as well.
Trisha joined the Zoo Crew in November 2016.
With thousands of visitors from all over the world passing through the gates daily, all team members understand the importance of making a lasting impression to our patrons. A job at Australia Zoo is more than a vocation, it's a lifestyle - just ask any of our team members. Australia Zoo employees love animals and conservation, have an exceptional self-drive attitude towards work and of course, wear the world famous khaki uniforms with pride! You just have to walk around the Zoo to feel the electricity in the air. The atmosphere creates an exciting experience for all visitors and a dream workplace environment for all employees.
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