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Leaf Cutter - Casual

Department: Leafcutters

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.


Preferred Criteria:

  • Horticultural experience
  • Excellent communication skills and presentation
  • Be able to assist in the facilitation of sourcing and maintaining 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 eucalypts, plantation management and legislative requirements of eucalypt harvesting
  • Be able to identify different species of eucalypts
  • Liaise with the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital (appropriate personnel) to facilitate the provision of leaf and maintain a positive relationship.
  • Hold current Open Driver's manual Licence and own transport
  • Available to work weekends, public holidays, and school holiday periods
  • Participate in performance training and development reviews as requested by the company both on and off the job
  • Commitment to Australia Zoo confidentiality and privacy policies
  • Be prepared to adopt developed practices as deemed necessary by management for health & safety purposes


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.


Apply for this job below. Applications close 29th of October 2019

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.