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Working with Us

We recognise our responsibility as a premier zoological, tourism and natural heritage institution in the State as well as the place we hold in the hearts of many Western Australians. As such, we offer opportunities to work or volunteer with us, undertake research, get some work experience or study here for a career in conservation.

Perth Zoo Otter pup having a health check by Perth Zoo vets

If you are passionate about the natural world we live in and would like to make a difference in a unique organisation then consider joining Perth Zoo.

Three of Perth Zoo's Docents

Love people as much as you love wildlife? Apply to be a volunteer Perth Zoo Docent!

Perth Zoo staff member holding a black cockatoo with two children
Becoming a Zoo Keeper

Zoo keepers provide the highest level of health and species management, welfare, husbandry and exhibit design for the animals under their care.

Graduate Opportunities

Perth Zoo offers opportunities for research projects to be conducted on site. These include undergraduate, post-graduate and post-doctoral research projects.

Work Experience

Sorry there are no current work experience opportunities – please check this page regularly for details on future opportunities.