<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" media="screen,projection" href="/Banner/styles/mainpage_noscript.css" />
ES
  • CN
  • Skilled Occupation TECHNICIANS AND TRADES WORKERS Skilled Animal and Horticultural Workers > Animal Attendants and Trainers, and Shearers Animal Attendants and Trainers Zookeeper



    ZOOKEEPER

      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

      Specialisation:

        Aquarist
    Average Income:
    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

    Employer Sponsorship
    Permanent
    489 Visa
    Permanent
    457 Visa
    Skilled Occupation
    ANZSCO Code
    Assessing Authority
    189 Visa
    190 Visa
    State
    Family
    186 Visa
    187 Visa
    All area
    Regional area
    Zookeeper
    361114
    VETASSESS

    Zookeeper categories in Group D.
    This website is in a beta testing stage and is liable to have error.
    We cannot guarantee that this information is accurate, complete or current. Please see Terms of Use
    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.


      Indicative Skill Level:

      Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

      In Australia:

        AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

      In New Zealand:
        NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

      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.


      Tasks Include:

      • teaching animals to obey verbal and non-verbal commands and addressing behavioural problems
      • training animals to accept riders and pull vehicles
      • training animals to perform in competitions
      • bathing, cutting, combing, blow-drying and styling pets' coats, clipping their nails and cleaning their ears
      • inspecting, preparing, cleaning, disinfecting and maintaining comfortable animal cages and enclosures
      • transporting food, filling water troughs and feeding animals according to their individual needs
      • maintaining animal health records, treating minor injuries and reporting serious conditions to Veterinarians
      • exercising and playing with animals, answering visitor questions, and transferring animals between enclosures by leading or carrying them
      • dusting and spraying insecticides on animals and immersing them in insecticide baths, to control insect pests

      Occupations:

      Sources: www.abs.gov.au and DIBP


    Improve your chances of getting Permanent Residence.


    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.

    More information

    Related News

    14/04/2016: Update - Northern Territory (NT) Migration Occupation List - April 2016

    29/4/2015: Updated Northern Territory Skilled Occupation List - 25 New occupations added, 54 occupations removed from list

    澳洲移民-动物园管理员









    Send email