Keeper (Primates) Job In New Zealand

Tataki Auckland Unlimited is currently seeking for keeper (Primates) to join their team in Auckland, New Zealand. The ideal candidate have ability to carry out and supervise daily keeping duties to a high standard and provide all basic needs to the community members. Tataki Auckland unlimited provide a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion is essential to enhancing the basic needs. This full-time position offers a competitive salary range is $55,182 to $62,237 per year. Candidate have ability to work 12 hours per day. Applicants must have minimum five years professional experience in the best-practice care of primates.

Qualification for Keeper (Primates):

  • Candidate must hold bachelor’s degree and it must have Zoo Animal Management certificate.
  • Ability to carry out and supervise daily keeping duties to provide high standard care.
  • Monitor and assess animal behaviour and health.
  • Problem-solving skills to address any issues related to animal welfare.
  • Ensuring compliance with animal welfare standards and obtaining any necessary permits.

Responsibilities for Keeper (Primates):

  • Candidate have ability to prepare and provide appropriate diets for primates based on their species, ages and health.
  • Ensure clean and safe living environments for primates including enclosure cleaning, landscaping and structural maintenance.
  • Develop and implement enrichment programs to stimulate natural behaviours and promote mental and physical well-being.
  • Experience¬† training and in designing operant and behavioural enrichment programmes.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and experience in providing exciting and engaging animal encounters.


  • Competitive salary range.
  • Opportunity for career development to enhance their knowledge.
  • Flexible working hours.

Tataki Auckland Unlimited is dedicated to ensuring fair and equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees. They are committed to fostering a workplace where diversity is celebrated and inclusion is a fundamental principle.

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