Zoo Supervisor - Wild Connections
We are Chessington World of Adventures Resort and we are part of the magical Merlin Entertainments!
We are currently recruiting for a Zoo Supervisor – Wild Connections. Heading up our Wild Connection team, you’ll be in charge of how we present our animals to our guests. But it’s not just about running the various displays meet and greets and wowing our adventurers with amazing facts, we also want you to bring your own ideas for new shows, new animals and new ways we could interact. One of your key objectives will be to lead, motivate and develop the Wild Connections team, ensuring all delivery is of an excellent standard of Safety, Guests Service, Education and Animal Welfare. You will assist and support the Assistant Zoo Operations Manager and other Head of Sections in animal husbandry and staff management. Finally you will develop and implement the most current animal training techniques and procedures with the team and stock.
We are looking for the following skills and experience;
Ideally you will be qualified in animal management and have 5 years’ experience in animal husbandry
Experience of working a wide range of animals in presentations and flight would be an advantage.
A creative and logical thinker you will be pioneering in your approach to guest service, have a head full of bright ideas and embrace our vision of untamed fun at Britain’s Wildest Adventure.
Experience of recruiting, training and leading a team.
A working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
This role is full time, permanent, averaging 40 hours per week and will include weekends and bank holidays.
Alongside a competitive annual salary and 28 days holiday you can look forward to enjoying a great benefits package including a Group Personal Pension Plan, Merlin Magic pass, Employee Assistance Programme, Childcare Vouchers, Life Assurance, 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants, 40% discount online off of LEGO, and much more!
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Independent International Zoo Consultant