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General Labourer - Artwork - Casual

Department: Building Services

Under the direction of the Artwork Manager, the Artwork - General Labourer will assist with the maintenance and construction of the artwork in and around Australia Zoo.

Due to the nature of this work and with regular deadlines to meet, it can be a fast paced environment with the entirety of the work being hands on.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare artistic materials 
  • Maintain and assist with the cleanliness of the Work Shed
  • Assist with creating artwork (Mock rocks, trees etc)
  • Assist with all maintenance and construction of Artwork in and around AZ
  • Sketch designs or make models as requested
  • Carve, model or assemble materials to the desired form using hand or power tools 
  • Assist with the preparation of moulds for casting sculptures in metal
  • Be familiar with a wide range of material, and with the techniques required for working with them

This position requires the following:

  • Applicants must be fit for physical work, enthusiastic, mature-minded, confident, well-presented and able to demonstrate a high level of work-ethic and initiative. 
  • Manual drivers licence

Preferred criteria:

  • Current 1st Aid qualifications
  • Any other relevant certificates involving Leadership, Training, WHS
  • Experience with mortar/concrete spraying valuable
  • Artistic ability valuable

Experience within a similar position and with the following:

  • Fibre glassing
  • Armature fabrication
  • Concreting
  • Rendering
  • Welding
  • Moldmaking
  • Concrete/resin casting skills valuable
  • Artificial/simulated natural finishes
  • Artificial rock work experience
  • Water feature construction
  • Model making skills
  • Good problem solving skills

Apply for this job below. Applications close 19th of November 2017

Here is a checklist of information you will need to have ready before you start to complete the employment application form:

  • Education history
  • Employment history
  • References
  • Any qualifications you may have eg First Aid
  • Any achievements you may like to tell us about
  • your availability (what hours can you work)
  • A resume in .pdf or .doc format
  • Any other info that may support your application

Please allow 20 minutes to complete the application.