Sunday, November 13, 2016

Education and Nature Centre Assistant

Education and Nature Centre Assistant
£20,626 - £22,674

We need an enthusiastic and outgoing individual to join our team at Tilgate Nature Centre. Someone who can engage with our visitors by giving fun educational talks about our animals, as well as hosting public activities and helping with animal husbandry tasks.
Your main role would be to interact with our visitors and tell them all about the wonderful world of animals in both formal classroom sessions, and via public presentations. Animal husbandry and animal training tasks will also be required.
The successful candidate will be passionate about the world of wildlife and sharing it with others. They will have excellent customer service skills and qualifications in animal care and/or education, with experience of public speaking.
Tilgate Nature Centre is currently undergoing a major re-development with our new Madagascan Zone opening this spring, and more zones and new animals planned for the future. This position is a unique opportunity to be involved in the development of the zoo.
If you think you might be the person we are looking for, please fill in the application form and tell us all about yourself.
This position is a full-time permanent post of 37 hours a week, with days of work Sunday to Thursday. There will be additional remuneration for weekend working as per the local pay agreement.
Satisfactory clearance of Disclosure and Barring Service will be a condition of employment.
  • Closing date: 1 December 2016
  • Proposed Interview date: 8 December 2016
  • Please quote reference: CP1004

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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