National Zoo & Aquarium

Casual Visitor Experience Guides


Casual guides are currently being sought to join our busy visitor experience team.

Main duties:

  • Conduct interactive zoo tours and encounters for visitors of differing ages and backgrounds.
  • Assist with Zoocation, the zoo’s school holiday program.
  • Provide interesting, accurate and engaging information to visitors about animals in our collection and their counterparts in the wild.
  • Deliver a range of conservation messages in an attempt to positively change visitor behaviour.

All applicants must have:

  • General animal knowledge and an understanding of various conservation issues
  • Public speaking / customer service experience
  • Current drivers licence
  • Current Working with Vulnerable People (WWVP) card

Desired but not essential:

  • Qualifications in Zoology and / or Education
  • Experience working with children
  • Ability to speak a language other than English

Successful applicants will need to be flexible and be available to work public holidays and school holidays. Own transport is also preferred.

Please send your resume to: – by close of business Friday 17th November, 2017.


Casual Visitor Experience Guides
Scrivener Dam, Yarralumla, Canberra, ACT 2611

Open every day from 9:30am to 5:00pm

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