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Zoos Victoria operates three landmark zoos, Healesville Sanctuary, Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo. Victoria's zoos are made up of passionate, energetic and driven employees committed to fighting wildlife extinction. Every person, from the extensive range of disciplines, plays an important role in helping the organisation realise its vision to become a world leading zoo-based conservation organisation.
The Coordinator - Amphibians will work closely with the Life Science Manager to coordinate and progress the conservation actions detailed in the ZV Wildlife Masterplan (2019-2024) with the goal of contributing to wild amphibian population recovery. The Coordinator - Amphibians will help develop and maintain husbandry standards, and will assist with shaping the team culture, support the implementation of standard work, and carry out keeping duties. Selection criteria: Cert III in Captive Animals - minimum requirement Demonstrated commitment to participating in developing and implementing animal conservation, enrichment, training/conditioning and visitor interaction programs.
Experience in amphibian husbandry across a range of taxa with a proven working knowledge of bio secure hygiene management and life support systems Experience in breeding and raising captive amphibians while maintaining positive animal welfare states Proven ability to develop and implement goals and projects that define key expectations for staff according to timelines Take accountability for implementing husbandry techniques that may be unproven, with a strong ability to be flexible in order to meet changing project requirements and new knowledge. For more information and to apply please refer to the position description via our website https://www.zoo.
org.au/about-us/careers/ If you have any questions about this role, please contact Matt Claughton, HR Business Partner at mclaughtonzoo.org.
au Applications close 8th June 2021..