Temporary - Assistant Presenters – Chester Zoo
Chester Zoo is one of the premier Zoos in the UK and a major tourist attraction for the region.
Our Assistant Presenters are responsible for improving the visitors’ experience to the Zoo. We have three vacancies to join our Presenter Team. The contracts will run from 13th July to 31st August 2009.
The posts demand lots of public interaction, requiring a confident and outgoing personality. You must have a good knowledge of plants and animals, knowledge of current conservation issues, be empathetic to our mission and be a good team player.
Acting as an information point you will be helping visitors to enjoy their day and be able to answer any questions. Looking after visitors in animal exhibits (including the Twilight Zone) and in our visitor centre, assisting / supervising the Big Cat Chat events (which will include storytelling) and Educational projects. Work is both indoors and outdoors.
Work is 5 days in 7, including bank holidays and every weekend. Hours are 9.30am to 5pm daily, rate of pay is £5.92 per hour.
For an application form ring the recruitment line on 01244 389477 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Closing date 22nd May 2009.