Zoo Supervisor (Wild Connections)
Chessington World of Adventures
We are Chessington World of Adventures Resort and we are part of the magical Merlin Entertainments!
We are currently recruiting for a Zoo Supervisor for our Wild Connections section. This role will require you to supervise the safe and efficient delivery of the Zoo Operation, working closely with direct reports, focusing on animal welfare, husbandry, training and guests’ experience. Wild Connections is a diverse and exciting area whose staff specialize in delivery of daily demonstrations, talks, VIP experiences as well as caring for a wide variety of animals such as small mammals, birds, reptiles and marine mammal.
Reporting into the Zoo Operations Assistant Manager you will manage and promote the compliance of and adherence to all relevant Health & Safety Procedures and Protocols in line with legal and company requirements, including the Zoo Licence and the Secretary of State’s Standards of Modern Zoo Practice (and/or any future succeeding guidance and legislation), all whilst supporting the broader Resort Operation in the delivery of the company’s business objectives.
We are looking for the following skills and experience;
- Ability to lead a team with drive and passion
- Solid background of Health & Safety knowledge and crucial Zoo Legislation
- Able to stay focused and in control under pressure
- 5 years plus of relevant experience.
- Marine mammal and bird experience is desired
This role is full time, permanent, averaging 40 hours per week and will include weekends and bank holidays.
Alongside a competitive annual salary between £19,800-£21,000, and 28 days holiday (including bank holidays) you can look forward to enjoying a great benefits package including a Group Personal Pension Plan, Merlin Magic pass, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants, 40% discount online off of Lego, and much more!
To submit an application please visit https://merlin.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/4705?c=merlin
Closing date for applications is: 27th Nov 2019
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