Wildlife Attendant


Provide hands-on coordination and interaction with the wildlife in care, including feeding, cleaning, or treating animals.


Key Responsibilities

  • Perform basic husbandry– feeding and treating animals, cleaning quarters, transferring animals, maintaining facilities, watching for illness or injury, monitoring breeding
  • Prepare food according to procedure
  • Aid in food preparation and food stocktake
  • Log duties on a daily basis, including daily records and notes of animals and events
  • Maintain animal enclosures and designated areas
  • Observe animals daily to check appearance and health
  • Clean and maintain all tools and equipment to safe working order
  • Enforce safety regulations and procedures
  • Assist with wildlife talks to the public providing relevant and accurate information


Growth: Strong

Education Pathways: AHC21016 Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management

ACM30317 Certificate III in Captive Animals