Wildlife Education Officer


Provide information to visitors about the wildlife on display, this may include conservation information or handling of wildlife.


Key Responsibilities

  • Enforce guest, visitor and staff safety regulations and procedures
  • Transport animals to education facilities and other venues
  • Assist with breeding programs
  • Prepare veterinary approved diets
  • Observe designated animals daily, checking appearance and health
  • Train staff in procedures, policies, and practices
  • Plan and present education programs
  • Provide guest interaction by roving the park with appropriate animals, answer questions, deliver conservation message, ensure guest and animal safety
  • Participate in public relations and promotional activities
  • Ensure correct operating procedures and policies
  • Competently perform capture and restraint techniques of different animals
  • Train, mentor, and monitor team members to competently perform animal husbandry duties
  • Have a high level of competency and ability interpreting animal behaviour, conditioning animals and extinguishing undesirable behaviours
  • Deliver wildlife talks and presentations to the public and respond to questions from guests


Education Pathways: AHC40916 Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management