Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Tropical Section Keeper

Tropical Section Keeper
Full Time (working 42.5 hours over 5 days a week including one weekend day and a requirement to work bank holidays)
Salary:  Negotiable 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 in our renowned Tropical House and its satellite enclosures. You should have a proven interest in entomology, aquatics and horticulture and a particular passion for invertebrates. 
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 and the satellite enclosures.
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
-        Substantial experience of animal husbandry
-        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
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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