Sunday, July 13, 2008


This Post, first advertised over a month ago is still open as of 13th July 2008

Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) is the parent company of the award winningattractions - Singapore Zoo, Night Safari and Jurong BirdPark. WRS strives to be a world class leisure attraction, providing excellent exhibits o fanimals (and birds) presented in their natural environment, for the purpose of conservation, education and recreation. WRS parks have been conferred the Best Leisure Attraction Experience Award at the Singapore Tourism Awards for 15 times. The record achievement affirms WRS parks' status as Singapore's premier leisure venues.

We are inviting capable and motivated individuals to be part of our dynamic team serving our 3 parks.

The incumbent is responsible for management of Zoology, Veterinary, Conservation and Education departments. Provides direction on animal/bird related matters, including animal/bird husbandry, nutrition, animal health and education of school groups and members of the public. Leads research and foster partnerships that achieve an increased knowledge of animal/bird behaviors and care.

· Develop strategies, provide direction and set operating objectives for
veterinary care, conservation and research projects participation

· Ensure the smooth and efficient running of the Zoology and Avian departments

· Continuously introduce improvements to animal/bird husbandry, enclosures and in the design of new enclosures

· Spearhead efforts by the department in making significant contributions to wildlife research and conservation of endangered species

· Assist other departments especially PR and Marketing with animal/bird related activities

· Work closely with the Veterinary, Maintenance and Horticulture Departments for the overall improvements of animal/bird health and exhibit presentation

· Ensure that the veterinary facilities and resources are kept abreast of advances in the field of veterinary science

· Ensure that the strategic plans to support the mission of the Learning Zoo are met through exciting outreach programme to schools and members of the public


· At least a Degree in Zoology or Animal Related Science or Veterinary Degree

· At least 12 years working in Wildlife Park/Sanctuary or Zoo/Aquarium

· Have superior natural history and animal husbandry skills

· Knowledge of animal nutrition, computerised animal record keeping abilities

· Knowledge of animal behavior assessment techniques

· Have enrichment capabilities, staff training and advancement skills

· Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively - both verbal and written, across a broad age range ability to work well and motivate people, writing scientific reports

If you are looking for an opportunity to work with three of the best world-class attractions, please send your detailed resume, together with your current and expected remuneration to:

Human Resources Department
Wildlife Reserves Singapore Pte Ltd
80 Mandai Lake Road
Singapore 729826
Email: www.nightsafari,com,sg

(We regret that only short-listed candidates will be notified)

Please mention you saw the advertisement in ZooNews Digest should youapply for this post

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