RSPCA Qld presents an exciting opportunity for an experienced Leaf Cutter to join their team at the Wacol Wildlife Hospital.

This role would suit applicants who are passionate about Australia’s native plants and are committed to improving wildlife welfare. You will provide vital help to all creatures great and small by collecting and transporting good quality leaf for our native wildlife patients. You will be outside in winter and summer weather and sometimes driving in the challenging conditions Queensland can offer.

In this role, you will:

  • Drive around the greater Brisbane/Gold Coast/Sunshine coast area, using an RSPCA vehicle;
  • Collect and transport leaf from various locations back to the Wacol wildlife hospital;
  • In between driving jobs if required, assist in the hospital with sweeping and mopping floors, removing rubbish, washing animals’ water and food bowls, replacing food and water;
  • Work alongside the RSPCA Wildlife Hospital Staff and volunteers.

To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • Experience with Leaf Cutting is highly regarded;
  • A manual open driver’s licence is required, and the ability to use GPS to navigate to unfamiliar places;
  • Be physically fit (able to lift 10kg) and comfortable in a wide variety of outdoor situations;
  • Attention to detail and able to accurately follow instructions;
  • The ability to work autonomously;
  • Enjoy working in a team environment;
  • A passion to improve the lives of animals and a commitment to achieving the long term goals of RSPCA Qld.
  • Able to be flexible and adaptable;
  • Excellent communication skills;

Please be aware that due to the nature of this role we ask you to be flexible to an extent with your shift time – it can be difficult to judge the length of a particular trip due to changeable traffic or weather conditions.

This is a full time position based at our Wacol Animal Care Centre. Working a Part Time minimum 16 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

How to apply:

Please click here, or please visit and search using the keywords ‘Leaf Cutter’, location ‘Wacol’ and follow the application instructions.