Working at Zoos Victoria

Vet Michael at Melbourne Zoo


About us

Zoos Victoria is a place full of passionate conservationists who work across a diverse portfolio of roles to provide incredible experiences for zoo visitors, amazing care for the animals that live at the zoos as well as innovative species recovery programs and community action campaigns. In order to be a world leading conservation organisation, we need passionate, talented and committed staff who continually explore and improve their potential. You too, could be part of an organisation committed to providing a safe place for species in the future. Zoos Victoria is made up of three properties; Healesville Sanctuary, Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo as well as a corporate team who provide essential services such as finance, marketing and communications and human resources.


  • Secondary School Work Experience

    Employee Benefits

    Enjoy a range of employee benefits just for being part of the Zoo family! All staff are integral to the organisation's commitment to fight wildlife extinction so we try to reward them in any way we can.

  • Vets training at Healesville Sanctuary

    Training and Development

    Staff have access to a range of unique training programs and fellowship opportunities in order to encourage high achievement for individuals and teams as well as continually foster their passion for working with animals.

  • Tertiary Work Experience

    Who's who in the Zoo

    Zoos Victoria is an intricate fabric woven together with hundreds of unique roles critical to the everyday running of three world class zoos as well the development of innovative threatened species programs. Find out more about a range of different roles as we spend a day in the life of a range of Zoos Victoria staff members.

  • Keeper sweeping safely at Werribee Zoo

    Health and Safety

    The health and safety of our staff and animals is of highest importance. Find out more about Zoos Victoria’s commitment to providing a safe workplace for staff as well as high standards of animal welfare for the animals in our care.