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Security Officer - Casual

Department: Security

Do you love animals and have a passion for ensuring the security and safety of those around you?

Australia Zoo has an exciting opportunity to combine your two passions into one unique and amazing role! If you are looking for a casual Security position, this could be the perfect job for you!

Within the Security Department, Security Officers are employed to provide a high standard of security & ensure safety exists for all visitors, staff, management and animals at the Zoo.

Duties may include:

  • Responsible for performing car park patrols
  • Undertake hospital checks throughout the night shift
  • Greeting and farewelling of staff and patrons
  • Observation of vehicles and their speed limits within our facility
  • General litter pick up during patrols
  • Undertake Incident reporting and documenting activities
  • Undertake vandalism prevention 
  • Perform internal & external Zoo patrols/perimeter checks 
  • Responsible for completing the opening and closing procedures for the zoo
  • Assisting with general marketing promotions
  • Committing to our privacy and confidentiality policies
  • Maintaining Australia Zoo's customer service standards
  • Work within the guidelines of health and safety procedures to ensure staff and visitor safety & security.



  • Our security team work over a 24x7 roster - this role will likely focus on shifts between 4pm and 8am
  • Applicants are expected to be available for the above shift times as well as have the ability to work over weekends, school holidays and public holidays

Essential Requirements:

  • Current Security License
  • Current 1st Aid
  • Manual Driver's License - security vehicle is manual transmission
  • Own transport is essential
  • Excellent customer service, strong written and verbal communication skills



Apply for this job below. Applications close 27th of January 2020

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.