Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Wildlife Presenter/Zoo Host


Wildlife Presenter/Zoo Host
Seasonal

Here at Wild Zoological Park we are looking for a dedicated wildlife presenter/zoo host to join our team. It is a seasonal position with an immediate start and concluding post October half term. The position works for 5 days of 7 per week with pay rates calculated as per UK standards for your age based on a 35 hour week. Please note this is not a trainee position, please only apply as an experienced presenter.

Successful candidates will have:
• A full UK driving licence and the right to live and work in the UK
• Essential knowledge and understanding of operant conditioning and positive reinforcement animal training techniques
• Experienced public speaking skills are essential, comfort talking to large audiences and preferably natural comic ability and timing due to our typical presentations and show scripts
• Experience working and training free flying birds is preferred but not essential.

Key responsibilities include but not limited to the following:
• Presenting our main shows and free flight bird shows
• Presenting our daily encounters and keeper talks
• Leading and assisting with daily ‘up close’ wildlife encounters
• Providing V.I.P experiences and guided tours
• Assisting keeping team with day to day management of collection
• Assisting with training of display team animals and free flying of birds
• Record keeping and general care of animals on our display team section

Please send a full CV to info@wildzoo.co.uk


Closing date for applicants is Friday 7th April 



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Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant
      

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