Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Aviculture Assistant

Aviculture Assistant

Castle Espie Wetland Centre
37.5 hours per week working 5 days from 7
£14,796 - £15,575 per annum

Wetlands are essential for life.  The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) creates and protects wetland habitats to provide water, food and shelter for people and wildlife.  We save species around the world from extinction; our nine UK Wetland Centres inspire thousands of visitors to enjoy being close to nature.

We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic individual, with previous relevant experience and knowledge of animal management.  You will assist the Aviculture Warden in delivering the highest standards of animal welfare in accordance with zoo licensing regulations and WWT policies & procedures whilst implementing the WWT collection plan.  You will also contribute to an inspiring visitor experience by offering walks and talks and seasonal interpretation to our visitors and support all functions within the Grounds and Facilities team.

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:
-        25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing to 30 days after 5 years service)
-        Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
-        Life assurance
-        Free parking
-        Child care voucher scheme
-        Free entry to all our centres

For more information, and to apply for the role, please visit http://jobs.wwt.org.uk/vacancies/699/Other/aviculture_assistant/

Closing date 7th June 2016
Interview date 14th June 2016

Registered Charity Number England & Wales, no 1030884 and Scotland, no SC039410

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