Retail Business Manager
Arvind joined the Zoo Crew in Feb 2017 and brings a wealth of retail knowledge with him. Arvind just loves our gorgeous Koalas and is keen to get to know all our animals at the Zoo.
Kellie joind our team in October 2010 following a long history in the retail industry.
Kellie has thrived in our Crocoseum Boutique and has sinced moved into a Merchandising role. She is an awesome member of the team and is always ready to roll her sleeves up.
Ishbel started with the Retail Crew in Dec 2008. Ishbel will greet you in our Australiana Shop with a smile and can tell you about all our beautiful Australian made products. "I love working at Australia Zoo because of the conservation message we send out to people, and getting to meet so many different people from around the world, when they visit our retail shops throughout the Zoo."
Having worked at the Zoo for a while, Ishbel loves all our animals, but is quiet fond of the Giraffes. "I love their long blue tongues and that no Giraffe has the same spots or colouring."
Outside of the Zoo, Ishbel enjoys climbing the Glass House Mountains, going to the beach, and hanging out with family and friends, including her cute little Dachshund Ellie.
Zoe started at Australia Zoo in June 2007 after completing her Bachelor of Business (Marketing) / Diploma of Events Management. Throughout her time at the Zoo, Zoe has utilised the skills and knowledge she acquired through her studies.
Outside of work Zoe enjoys supporting live music, spending time with her family and dog Cassius.
Retail Supervisor - Croc Lair
Hannah joined our 'Zoo Crew' in November 2007. Although based in our Croc Lair shop, Hannah has worked in some of our other departments in the Zoo including our other retail outlets, Admissions and Photography.
Hannah loves working as a member of the Zoo crew, and she loves animals. Her favourite animals are dingoes, and tigers.
Outside the Zoo, Hannah enjoys soccer and spending time with family and friends.
Michael joined the Zoo Crew in May 2014. Having worked in different departments including Security and Steve's Safari Shuttles, Michael is now working in our very busy warehouse. Michael has a background in customer service, retail and wholesale sales. "Working with animals and meeting visitors everyday creates an exciting place to work"
Outside of the Zoo, Michael enjoys relaxing and volunteers with the Rural Fire Service QLD.
Shellee has always loved all creatures great and small, and since joining the Australia Zoo's Retail crew in 2003 has felt privelaged and grateful each day she works in her dream environment. Afterall, it's not too often you get to say "Good Morning" to Cockatoos, Wombats, Koalas, Crocodiles, Piglets, Sheep and Goats on your way to the office.
Shellee throughly enjoys her role of looking after the Zoo's Online Shop , which helps to raise much needed funds for ongoing conservation efforts, not only for our wildlife here in Australia, but for endangered species all over the world.
Retail Supervisor - Australiana, Tiger Cart, Elephantasia
Ashlee joined our team in December 2010 as a school based trainee studying her Certificate III in Retail. Ashlee completed her traineeship in November 2012 and was offered ongoing employment within our Crocoseum Shop. She continues to be a valued member of their department and has worked her way to the Store's 2IC.
Ashlee loves working at Australia Zoo because of the great atmosphere, our friendly staff and she also loves meeting new people.
Ashlee loves Tigers and can be found visiting our Tiger Temple during her breaks.
Retail Supervisor - Crocoseum
Ashleigh started at Australia Zoo in Oct 2013. Ashleigh comes to the Zoo with over 10 years retail experience and has completed a certificate 2 & 3 in retail. Ashleigh loves working at Australia Zoo because of the great atmosphere, friendly staff, and meeting guests from around the world, spreadng our conservation message.
Outside of the Zoo Ashleigh enjoys exploring the Sunshine Coast, climbing mountains, hanging out with family and friends, going to the gym, camping and 4WDriving.
Warehouse & Stores Officer
Bill joined the Zoo accounts team in 2004 coming from a banking background, and since then, has seen the Zoo expand immensely. In March 2014, Bill moved into the Building Team as Stores Coordinator.
When not collating figures at his desk during the day, Bill enjoys visiting the bird aviary and small clawed asian otters where you can enjoy close interaction with the animals.
When the weekend arrives he enjoys keeping an eye on all the weekend sporting events especially the Rugby League and MotoGP.
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.
- Audio Visual
- Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital
- Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors
- Australiana Shop
- Big Cats
- Building Services
- Croc Lair
- Crocoseum Boutique
- Elephantasia Shop
- First Aid
- Food & Beverage
- Graphic Design
- Grounds and Landscaping
- Group Bookings
- Human Resources
- Kids Zoo
- Native Mammals
- Rescue Team
- Retail Management
- Retail Warehouse
- Roving Entertainment
- School Based Trainees
- Steve's Safari Shuttle
- Tour Desk
- Website Team
- Zoo Vets & Vet Nurse
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