Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Tropical House Keeper

Tropical House Keeper

Fixed term contract until 31st August 2016
Full Time (working 5 days per week including one weekend day and a requirement to work bank holidays)
Salary:  £14,807 - £17,200 per annum dependent on experience

Tropical Wings Zoo is a small but forward-thinking and dynamic organisation with an emphasis on interaction and education.  We are seeking a dynamic, confident and bubbly individual to join our team of Keeper/Presenters for the summer season in our renowned Tropical House.  You should have a proven interest in entomology, aquatics and horticulture. 

As a keen presenter you will engage visitors about our animals, conservation and the natural world, presenting information in a lively and interesting way to audiences and interacting with visitors during encounters as well as undertaking the daily animal husbandry for the resident animals in the Tropical House.

In order to be successful in this fantastic position you will have:
-        Experience of delivering presentations in a similar capacity
-        Excellent communication skills and be highly innovative, enthusiastic and motivated
-        Fantastic customer service skills
-        The willingness and ability to learn a vast amount of information about our animals
-        An animal related qualification is required
-        Adaptable to different working environments

To apply:
Send CV and covering letter by email to humanresources@tropicalwings.co.uk

Closing date: This vacancy will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, therefore you should submit your application as soon as possible.  Due to the expected number of applications we will only be contacting those shortlisted for interview.

Applications in writing please to: Erica Jones

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