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Lone Pine is proudly the world’s first and largest koala sanctuary, originally established in 1927 as a safe refuge for sick, injured and orphaned koalas. Over the years, we have expanded our wildlife collection, and are now home to 100 koalas and 70 species of other native Australian animals.

Lone Pine is a sanctuary not just for our animals, but also our team members, visitors and extended community, with education, research and conservation at the forefront of all that we do.

If you are passionate about animals and conservation, and want to work with a team that shares the same values, then I encourage you to apply for the below available positions.

Lyndon Discombe

General Manager

Job Vacancies

Part Time Café Attendants

About the Position:

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary (Brisbane, QLD) is seeking 2 x vibrant café attendants to join our team. We have one full time role available and one part time/casual role. The part time role is Monday to Friday role and would be ideal for someone wishing to work between school hours.
Both individuals must have excellent communication skills and a strong desire to brew the perfect coffee and provide warm and welcoming service to our customers; it is therefore essential that you possess the following attributes: Friendly, helpful, attentive, adaptable, time efficient and have a ‘can do’ attitude. Barista and food preparation skills and experience are essential.

If one of these roles sounds like the perfect one for you or someone you know, and you take pride in creating WOW experiences, please contact Sam at: [email protected] and provide your resume and a cover letter detailing why you would love to join our team.

Full time Education Officer 

About the Position:

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary (Brisbane, QLD) is seeking a full-time (or casual, up to 38 hours/week) Education Officer who will support the Head of Education in in developing the full range of education programs and opportunities offered by the sanctuary and provide superior educational presentations to schools and the general public.  We are looking for someone with excellent time management skills who has the drive and motivation to deliver exceptional guest experiences with a ‘can do’ attitude. 

Essential skills include a Bachelor’s degree in Science, Education or related field (or equivalent), experience of teaching and/or working with primary and secondary school pupils and demonstrated experience in providing interpretative services in the zoo, parks or aquaria context. 

For a full job description, including essential requirements, please click here. If this sounds like the perfect role for you, please contact Sam at: [email protected] and provide your resume and cover letter detailing who you would love to join our team. 

Experienced Casual Koala Keeper 

About the Position:

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary (Brisbane, QLD) is seeking a expressions of interest for our next awesome Wildlife team member, within the koala department. The successful applicant will be employed as a casual Koala Keeper /Leaf Cutter, approximately 38 hours a week, reporting to the Head of Koalas and Wildlife Administrator of the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. 

The Wildlife and Koala departments are fundamental to the ongoing success of Lone Pine’s wildlife section and our dedicated keeping team play the crucial role of helping our guests experience, understand and engage with our wonderful animals.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work with Australia’s largest group of captive Koalas and be part of a motivated and skilled team of handlers and keepers. This truly is a great place to work!

For a full job description, including essential requirements, please click here. Please send a current Resume along with a cover letter outlining your ability to meet the selection criteria and why you would love to join our team to the Wildlife Administrator: [email protected]