Current job vacancies at Paradise Valley Springs Wildlife Park in Rotorua.


January 2021

We currently have an exciting role available working with our dedicated team who work hard to keep Paradise Valley Springs Wildlife Park a clean, tidy and welcoming place to visit.


The main duties involved in this full time role are:

  • Customer service at our reception (face to face, telephone).
  • Displaying and pricing items in our gift shop.
  • Serving in our snack cafe.
  • Regular cleaning and tidying.
  • Outdoor duties are included on a daily basis (cleaning, raking, weeding, using leaf blowers, preparing animal food etc). Although this role does not involve a lot of involvement with animals, you must be fairly confident around animals and birds.
  • Ensuring our park is kept clean and tidy at all times by clearing rubbish, cleaning animal enclosures/paddocks, cleaning public toilets as and when required etc.
  • Public presentations/animal feeding shows. Previous public speaking is not essential but you will require a confident manner.

No specific qualifications or experience in all of the above areas are required, as comprehensive on the job training will be given. The main requirements are a positive attitude, willingness to learn and a genuinely friendly manner.

This role involves working a roster that includes Saturday and/or Sunday each week and also requires you to work public holidays when it is your rostered day (we are a tourist attraction so are open 365 days a year). The normal working hours are 8am to 5pm with some 7am starts. If you are unable to work weekends then this isn't the job for you.

This is a permanent long term position and holiday workers need not apply.

We place high emphasis on health and safety in the workplace, and successful candidates will need to comply with random drug and alcohol testing.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.






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64 7 348 9667
467 Paradise Valley Road, Rotorua 3072, New Zealand