Bristol Aquarium seeks a Displays Supervisor
About the Role
A great opportunity has arisen for a Displays Supervisor at Bristol Aquarium.
You will have responsibility for day to day management of animal husbandry and creating displays and exhibits ensuring high standards of welfare. Work with technically advanced LSS. Mange the Zoological team and volunteers and provide a fantastic visit for our guests delivering engaging presentations to our visitors.. Reporting to the Curator you will be an integral part of the aquarium management team.
This is full time post working on a rotation basis which includes regular weekends and bank holidays.
Already an experienced Senior Aquarist or Displays Supervisor with knowledge of both marine and freshwater systems. Have infectious enthusiasm for creating stunning and innovative displays and keen to share knowledge with your team and guests. Prior experience of managing and motivating a team and looking for that step up to be part of the aquarium management team.
About Bristol Aquarium
Located directly on Bristol’s Iconic Harbourside, our Aquarium hosts our largest display of native species themed around a sunken ship. Other displays include an amazing underwater walkthrough tunnel showcasing exotic species. Bristol Aquarium also has a large Botanical House home to an array of plant species and giant freshwater tropical fish as well as Coral Sea display and a number of species of sharks and rays.
Alongside annual salary a benefits package that includes a pension plan, 22 days holiday, Annual pass into Aspro Parks worldwide.
We are part of the ever expanding Aspro Parks Group operating over 60 attractions across Europe. Here in the UK we have 9 sites ranging from aquariums, theme park and caves.
Candidates should apply to Janeen Pickup, Human Resources Manager, C/O Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks, Cheshire CH65 9LF. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Your application letter should highlight how you would fulfil this key role within the organisation, include your salary expectations, and clearly demonstrate how you meet our requirements.
Applications must be received by 2 February 2015
Work Location: Bristol Aquarium, Anchor Road, Harbourside, Bristol, BS1 5TT
Bristol Aquarium is committed to Equal Opportunities:www.bristolaquarium.co.uk
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