Skilled Occupation TECHNICIANS AND TRADES WORKERS Skilled Animal and Horticultural Workers > Animal Attendants and Trainers, and Shearers Animal Attendants and Trainers Zookeeper
|[According to the Department of Employment, There are no proposed changes for this occupation in January 2018 Update.]|
Feeds, provides water for and monitors the health of animals in zoos, aquaria and wildlife parks, cleans, fixes and maintains animal cages, and informs visitors about animals.
Skill Level: 3
The average salary for a Zookeeper is $ 42,139 for male employees and $ 32,835 for female employees per year.
Average Age: Males: 33.1 Females: 28.8 Persons: 30.1
[See: www.abs.gov.au 3611 Animal attendants and trainers - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016]
|Australian visa options for Zookeeper|
|Visa processing times-months (75%) ||Visa processing times-months (90%) |
Zookeeper categories in Group D.
Information for Employers
Are you seeking to employ a Zookeeper for your company?
If you are unable to find an Australian staff, you might consider hiring a Zookeeper from overseas. We have a huge database of potential candidates; you can email us your job opportunity at firstname.lastname@example.org . Your offer will be sent to suitable candidates; so they will be able to contact you directly.
|This website is in a beta testing stage and is liable to have error.|
|Zookeeper job description, duties and education requirements|
|UNIT GROUP 3611 ANIMAL ATTENDANTS AND TRAINERS
ANIMAL ATTENDANTS AND TRAINERS train, feed, groom and care for animals.
In New Zealand:
At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Registration or licensing may be required.
Sources: www.abs.gov.au and DIBP
|1. Complete our FREE visa Assessment form|
We pride ourselves on offering one of the most comprehensive visa assessment service. In 2016, over 9000 individuals have completed our famous Australian skilled visa assessment form. It is still FREE; there is no obligations or hidden fees.
|2. Improve your IELTS test Score|
The Macquarie University IELTS Test Centre is one of the largest IELTS Test Centres in Australia, offering a range of online IELTS preparation courses at a very affordable price starting from $49.