Monday, May 18, 2009

Curator - Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Center

Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Center.
Nassau, Bahamas.

Position: Curator

Ardastra Gardens is a zoological park displaying 50 species totaling 250 specimens from around the world. Ardastra has a number of daily presentations including Lory Feeding and the Flamingo Encounter and caters primarily to the large number of tourists visiting the Bahamas – both stay over and cruise ship guests . Ardastra manages a number of zoo/city bus tours that deal directly with the cruise line industry.

Ardastra Gardens is looking to fill the position of Curator. The Curator will be responsible for the management of all aspects of the animal collection, supervision of staff, assist with the education program, delivery of animal presentations and for the development of the exhibits and grounds.

The position requires an outgoing motivated person with a minimum of 3 years in a supervisory role and the ability to lead the zoo team. An overview of animal management is required so applicants should have at least 5 years animal care experience covering a range of taxa. The position requires excellent communication, multi tasking and problem solving skills, as well as the ability to work in a challenging environment.

Qualified applicants may send their application and resume via email to. by 10 June 2009

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