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How can I apply for a job?

All our vacant positions can be found on our Positions Vacant page. You can also find our vacant positions on the jobs.nsw website. See below for a link to their website.

Do I have to be Australian to work at Taronga?

No, however will be required to hold a valid working visa that meets the requirements of the role prior to employment.

I am 13 years old and want to get a job at the Zoo. How can I do this?

Unfortunately, we can only employ people that are 14 years and 9 months or older.

However, we do have volunteer and education programs for youth. Visit the Youth at the Zoo to find out more.


Volunteers play a vital role in our conservation work. Find out more about our volunteering program and how you can actively contribute to Taronga and Taronga Western Plains Zoo here.

Working at the Zoo is so much more than just a job!

Working at the Zoo is so much more than just a job!
Taronga is a unique place to work, offering employees amazing experiences and the opportunity to help wildlife. Find out more about working as part of the NSW government.