How to apply
Everything you need to know about applying for a role at Zoos Victoria is here.
Where to look for vacancies?
Zoos Victoria’s job vacancies are advertised on our website as well as a range of sources such as job search websites and newspapers depending on the position. You can now register to receive job alerts via email.
We often see an increase in job advertisements for the property roles between July and October in the lead up to our peak period which is November to March, so be sure to check for vacancies during this time.
Applying for a role
All positions must be applied for via the online People Stream system. This system lists all current job vacancies. Please click on the job you are interested in and ensure you read the job advertisement and position description thoroughly before proceeding with your application.
Please follow the steps via the online application process and fill out all mandatory fields. The process also includes entering your contact information and uploading application documentation. Click on the ‘submit’ button once you are confident all of the criteria has been addressed sufficiently. Your application will be handled in strict confidence and in accordance with the Information Privacy Act.
Submitting your application
Applications for advertised positions must include:
- A cover letter
- A resume including details of relevant education or training as well as your recent work history
Unfortunately, we are unable to store applications for prospective vacancies and, applications are only processed according to the positions being advertised.
- It is your responsibility to complete your application by the given deadline. Make a note in your diary to ensure your application is submitted on time.
- Once your application is received, you should receive an acknowledgement email. If you don’t receive anything within 24 hours, there may be a problem with your application. Please contact us to ensure your application has been received.
- Many positions will require you to have a Police Check, Working with Children Check or other registration. Be sure to check the application requirements on the individual position description for further details.
To be eligible for employment with Zoos Victoria we recommend that applicants complete a minimum of VCE or have undertaken a relevant course in their field of employment. Relevant experience may also be considered beneficial. In addition to this, applicants must be Australian citizens, a permanent resident of Australia or be legally entitled to work in Australia, and we may request evidence of this prior to appointment.