Friday, August 20, 2010

Zoo Vacancy - Team Leader; Natives and Primates

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Team Leader; Natives and Primates 

Team Leader Roles (AZ and MZ):
The Team Leaders report to the Curator, with 4 based in Adelaide (AZ) and 2 based at Monarto (MZ). Each has two Senior Keepers who report directly and a team of around ten in total. Responsible for the day to day operations of the department you will have a strong focus on leading and managing the team, providing excellent animal husbandry, promotion of exciting visitor experiences and conservation involvement and outcomes. Organisational skills and some planning experience/ability are essential to the role. We are seeking proven team players/managers who can take our husbandry programmes and visitor experiences to new heights. These are “hands on” positions that include at least three days a week on section assisting with husbandry and developing team skills and abilities. Positions vacant are:

TL3 Team Leader; Natives and Primates (MZ and Warrawong Sanctuary)
Based at Monarto Zoo, this position includes the primate team, the largest component of primates being a modern and complex Chimp facility and an expanding group. The native species collection includes a number of conservation species and active programmes. This position is also responsible, with the Curator, for overseeing the species husbandry component and future collection planning for Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary – purely native species. We will soon be focussing on how visitors get to meet some of the many native species held behind the scenes and the incumbent will be involved in master planning of Monarto Zoo to facilitate this.

Position Summaries available from;

Applications, by resume and covering letter, addressing required criteria to:  by 12:00 noon Friday 10th September.

Job descriptions and application guidance will be placed on the Website early next week, as soon as they are finalised.

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