Symbio provides University Vocational Placements for students completing relevant University degrees and looking for practical work experience within the Zoo Keeping industry.

Placements are for 10 days (Monday – Friday over two consecutive weeks), with limited positions available throughout the year. Placements will involve hands on Zoo Keeping related tasks, across each section within the park.

Please note; University Vocational Placement does not provide access to any zoo related Veterinary experiences.

APPLICANTS FOR UNIVERSITY VOCATIONAL WORK PLACEMENT SHOUD MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:

  • Applicants must be of 18 years or older.
  • Placement period of 10 days, out of school holiday trade.
  • Hours 7.30am – 4.30pm and work in all weathers (rain, hail or shine)
  • Ability to work unsupervised.
  • Ability to perform  physical tasks.
  • Ability to follow direction.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and consciously.

APPLICATION PROCESS

  1. Submit an online application, ensuring to fill out all details.
  2. Successful applicants will be contacted to organise a 10 minute interview.

– Applicants will be subject to Working with Children and Police Check Clearance following successful interview.

  1. Successful interviewees will be contacted to organise a 10 day Vocational Placement.
  2. Those completing Vocational Placement are to provide the following on the first day of placement;

– Relevant vaccination records.
– 2x passport photos
– A $100.00 payment to cover the costs of relevant application checks, training and administration. This payment is non-refundable.

TO APPLY PLEASE FILL OUT THE APPLICATION BELOW:  

Application form

Contact Us

We will respond as promptly to your enquiry as we can, usually within 48 hours. For any urgent enquiries or bookings please contact our Guest Services Team who are available on;

Ph: (02) 4294 1244

International: +61 2 4294 1244

Email: info@symbiozoo.com.au

Address:
7-11 Lawrence Hargrave Dr, Helensburgh NSW 2508

Opening Hours:
Open daily: 9:30am – 5pm except Christmas Day

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Media and Marketing enquiries only
Kevin Fallon
Marketing and Creative Services Manager
kevin@symbiozoo.com.au
Ph: (02) 4294 1244

Please note: Sponsorship/Donation Requests are not to be sent to the marketing manager

 

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For all Sponsorship/Donation Requests please follow the below link:

CLICK HERE FOR DONATION REQUESTS

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