Friday, March 11, 2011

Brent Lodge Park Animal Centre - Seasonal Assistant

Seasonal Animal Centre Assistant
£19,056 - £21,018 pa inclusive
Grade 4
Ref: ECS140
Six month fixed term contract commencing April 2011 plus weekend allowance

Brent Lodge Park Animal Centre is a small animal collection managed by the Parks, Countryside and Events Service for Ealing Council. Animals held include a diverse range of birds, domestic and farm animals, primates and reptiles. We are a member of the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA), with a commitment to education and conservation issues. Why not join us, and help to create an interesting, entertaining and educational environment?

You must have practical experience working with a wide range of species, and hold a relevant animal husbandry qualification or equivalent. You must be able to demonstrate ability to welcome and engage visitors and be able to assist with delivering educational activities. You must also have a strong interest in conservation issues and be able to generate innovative ideas for our contribution towards wider conservation efforts.

You will be expected to work weekends, bank holidays and early and late shifts as part of a rota.

Please contact Jim Gregory, Animal Centre Manager on tel: 07956 362 341 if you would like a preliminary discussion.

Ealing Council are committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Ealing follows safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults. The postholder will be subject to an enhanced criminal records bureau check.

Closing date: 25 March 2011
Interview and assessment date week commencing: 4 April 2011

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