Grounds and Landscaping
Fredo is one of the Stalwarts at the Zoo. He's been here for over nineteen years now and is like part of the scenery. Fredo is responsible for keeping our gardens looking great and can be found with a hose in his hand or a shovel somewhere around the Zoo. Fred is also an important member of our Croc Team. Fred is married to Thelma and is also Kelsey's father. Fred Enjoys fishing and has spent his life working in the bush.
Damian started with the Zoo in November 2013. He is a horticulturist with experience in green keeping and landscaping, and mining. Damian’s favourite animals are the Tigers, because of their majestic power. He has also rescued a Sea Turtle and taken it to Underwater World for rehabilitation. Awesome!! In his spare time Damian loves to surf, swim, and taking overseas holidays.
Grounds & Landscaper
Mark started witht the Grounds team in August 2014. Mark really enjoys coming to work when you have Otters to greet you on your daily rounds. "There is something different to do everyday, which I love".
With a concreting and landscaping background, mark is sure to keep Australia Zoo looking amazing.
Ouside of the Zoo, Mark enjoys surfing, golf, watching his kids play Football.
Grounds & Landscaper
Sean joined the Australia Zoo cleaning Crew in May 2013. He enjoys working outside as he gets to see all the animals. His favourite animals at the Zoo are the wombats.
Sean moved to the Grounds crew in July 2013.
On his days off, Sean enjoys fishing, football, the beach and bushwalking.
Monika joined the Zoo Crew in November 2014. With a background in landscaping, Monika will be out and about helping to keep our grounds beautiful.
Outside of the Zoo Monika enjoys exploring our awesome Sunshine Coast.
Keeper - Food Opeartions
Kate joined the Australia Zoo Crew April 2013. Kate has wanted to work with animals for as long as she can remember. She doesn't have one particular favourite animals but commented that she loved the Otters and thinks they are pretty cute. AGREED!!!!!
Kate's most amazing animal experience happened during a 3 week Uni trip to Africa. They visited amazing places and got too see so many animals. She got to hug a baby black rhino, pet a cheetah and ride and elephant.
Grounds / Landscaper
Mark started with the Grounds crew in September 2014. He loves working outside with all our animals around, even getting to see the Tigers up close and personal. "Everyday is different and exciting."
Outside of the Zoo, Mark spends his his spare time surfing, skateboarding, playing guitarand drums & travelling.
Keeper - Food Operations
Desmond started with the grounds crew in August 2014. He has 25yrs retail hardware experience and a holticultural background. He is keen to learn all about our animals and share his passoin with all our visitors. Desmond's favourite animal is Alimah, our beautiful albino Burmese Python.
One animal experience Desmond has had, was with an Owl that landed on a rail right in front of him and had a staring comp for about 1/2 an hour.
Outside of work Desmond enjoys woodworking, music, 4x4 driving and reading.
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
- Graphic Design
- Grounds and Landscaping
- Group Bookings
- Human Resources
- Kids Zoo
- Native Mammals
- Rescue Team
- Retail Warehouse
- Roving Entertainment
- School Based Trainees
- Steve's Safari Shuttle
- Tour Desk
- Website Team
- Zoo Vets & Vet Nurse
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