Careers

Working at the Zoo, it’s more than just a job

If you love animals and are passionate about conservation, no working environment can compare to Taronga Zoo or Taronga Western Plains Zoo.

How We Recruit

If you plan to apply for a position at Taronga, there are a few simple, common-sense tips that will increase your chances of success and simplify the selection process.

There's lots of things you can do in a Zoo career

From researching to help conserve wildlife, to caring for animals on site and ensuring visitors enjoy their day out, there are a variety of roles at Taronga.

So, you want to be a Zoo Keeper!

Zoo keeping is the most famous zoo job, but there is more to this role than caring for animals – you’ll need qualifications, experience and the ability to handle visitors too!

Frequently Asked Questions

If you want to work at the Zoo but aren’t sure if you are eligible, or don’t know where to look for available positions, check our FAQs for more information.

Learning and Experience Internship - SIT30112 - Certificate III in Tourism

Taronga Training Institute is offering Learning and Experience internships for people wanting to work in education, interpretation or guiding in the wildlife tourism industry.