– 1st September
Chester Zoo, one of
Zoological collections, has an active and award winning Education Division, now
seeking a Presenter on a temporary contract running to 1st September 2013.
Our Presenter team are a vital part of enhancing the visitors’ experience and work includes delivering public talks & guided tours, interpretation and exhibition supervision. School holiday activities may include story telling. Audiences vary from 2 to 500 or more, and there is lots of public interaction requiring a confident and outgoing personality.
The successful candidate will have;
· A Zoo Biology or
Conservation related degree.
· Experience of Zoo Education and of public speaking, or delivering guided tours and will be able to deliver this information to a variety of audiences.
· A good knowledge of conservation issues and a wide-ranging & in depth knowledge of the natural world.
· Be able to work as part of a team and individually, and be well organised.
· The ability to provide excellent customer care and have good communication skills.
The successful candidate will ideally have a good knowledge of Chester Zoo’s animal collection, our conservation work and be computer literate (in particular working knowledge of Microsoft Office).
This post is subject to an enhanced CRB check.
Work is 5 days in 7, including Bank Holidays, every weekend and occasional evenings. Rate of pay is £8.08 per hour for a 35 hour week.
For an application form please ring the recruitment line on 01244 389477 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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