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.
Desley joined the Zoo Crew in May of 2009 and thoroughly enjoys being surrounded by amazing animals every single day.
When at home, Desley loves watching the V8 Supercars and hopes to get to Bathurst one day to see the big one!
"Koala's are my favourite animal at the Zoo, they are so cute and cuddly. I love working at the Zoo and having such a great crew to work with."
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.
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."
Rohan joined the cleaning crew in January 2014. He loves everything about the Zoo and working along side all the animals. Rohan has come from a Pub & Café background as a Chef and is enjoying the change working at one of the most interesting and exciting places in Australia.
Outside of the Zoo Rohan enjoys bushwalking, Camping, rock climbing and playing the Guitar.
Kylie joined our legendary cleaning crew in December 2012...just in time for the busy school holiday period.
Kylie has a background in car detailing and moved back to the sunshine coast to start her own cleaning business.
When a position opened up here at the zoo Kylie jumped at the chance so she can see her favourite animal, the majestic Giraffe on every shift.
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.
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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