Veterinarian - Perth Zoo

Posted: 31 August 2022 | Full-Time | South Perth, Western Australia 


Perth Zoo gets hands-on in wildlife conservation, at home and beyond our borders. This is what makes us one of the world’s best inner-city zoos. One simple vision inspires and directs our work – a world where diversity of species and habitats is secure.

Under the direction of the Veterinary Manager, this position plays a leading role in the provision of veterinary care to Perth Zoo animals as well as wildlife in line with the zoo’s established priorities and objectives.

The position works collaboratively with the Veterinary Manager, other Veterinary staff and Veterinary Nurses, to provide high quality medical care to animal patients, training for undergraduate and postgraduate students, and participates in scientific research.

the role

Location: Perth Zoo (South Perth), Western Australia

Salary: $111,533 – $122,969 p.a. (Specified Calling Level 3) plus 10.5% Superannuation

Tenure: Permanent, Full-time

Ref: Position No. ZPA3147698


We very much welcome international applicants, but strongly encourage you to contact us for further information regarding visa eligibility, veterinary registration, and living in Australia, before submitting an application.

To allow the selection panel to make a proper assessment of your application, please follow the application instructions outlined in the job application package, available on the WA Government Jobs Board at (search for Position No. ZPA3147698).

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For further information about this position, please contact Dr Simon Hollamby on (08) 9474 0326 or 0444 519 035 or email (not to be used to submit applications).

Closing date: Friday, 14 October 2022 at 12 noon AWST (3pm AEDT). No late or pro forma applications will be accepted.

Conditions of Employment

The successful applicant will be required to possess or obtain a current (issue date not older than 6 months) and satisfactory National Police Check and undertake a pre-employment medical and Zoonosis vaccination program prior to commencement.

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