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During the holiday season, it is quite fast paced. In the off seasons it can be slow. But every day you have a long list of chores and tasks you must complete. So your day is always busy as there are time frames to complete things as well as getting everything done on time to be ready for animal encounters that you're on. At times, you won't get your full breaks.

Answered 29 July 2019

They're always hiring people as they have more than half their staff leaving within 6 months of starting there.

Answered 29 July 2019

I loved working at Australia Zoo because it was such an amazing experience being around wildlife all day and I really learnt how to talk to the public in general.

Answered 31 October 2018

Times vary on the department you're in.
Keepers get paid from these start times: 6am-4pm & 8am-5pm BUT in truth what Keepers actually work are: 5:30am - 4pm & 7:30am - 5:30pm

Keepers only get paid 8hrs a day, not the actual hours they work. There is no overtime!

Answered 29 July 2019

Goes on for weeks and you are kept in the dark

Answered 8 June 2019

All paid on lowest possible award legally allowed. Changed from a Zoo to a amusement park so they could pay lower rates of pay.

Answered 12 September 2019

Be prepared to answer everything positively and say you will do whatever it takes to get the job done.

Answered 17 October 2018

No Australia Zoo does not require a background check.

Answered 28 September 2017
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