The Blue Planet Aquarium seeks a Displays Supervisor
Salary: £20,000 per annum
About the Role
The responsibilities of the Displays Supervisor will be varied, challenging, but extremely rewarding. You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Zoological Team to ensure the team achieve the highest standard of animal care and husbandry.
You will be responsible for maintaining and developing displays and exhibits - promoting public education and awareness in relation to conservation of biodiversity and delivering a memorable and entertaining experience to our guests. The role will also entail hands-on work within the Aquarium’s exhibits in addition to supervisory duties.
As a key part of our aquarium management team you will be required to carry out some duty management. This post is full time, with weekend shifts allocated on a rota basis.
This is full time post working 5 days over 7 and includes regular weekends and bank holidays.
Already an experienced Aquarist with knowledge of both marine and freshwater systems you will have infectious enthusiasm for creating stunning and innovative displays and keen to share knowledge with your team and guests.
A degree or equivalent in a relevant biological science is advantageous, but previous relevant experience in the visitor attractions sector is essential.
About The Blue Planet Aquarium
Blue Planet Aquarium is home to over 100 living displays across 16 themed zones taking guests on a journey of underwater discovery. It is home to Europe’s largest collection of sharks housed in a 3.8 million litre exhibition display.
Alongside competitive salary is a benefits package that includes 30 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays and rising to 33 days), pension scheme and an annual pass into Aspro Parks worldwide.
We are part of the ever expanding Aspro Parks Group operating over 80 attractions across Europe. Here in the UK we have 10 sites ranging from aquariums, theme park and caves.
If interested, please send your CV and covering letter to: Janeen Yates, Aspro UK Group HR Manager, c/o Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks, Cheshire, CH65 9LF. Or email firstname.lastname@example.org Your application letter should highlight why you would be able to fulfil this key role within the organisation and clearly demonstrate how you meet our requirements.
Closing Date: Sunday, 10th June 2018. Interviews will take place week commencing 11th June 2018.
Blue Planet Aquarium is an Equal Opportunities Employer:
We do recognize the time and effort it takes to apply for a position, but as an employer of choice we receive a high volume of applications and in the interests of economy, Aspro UK does not notify candidates who have been unsuccessful in their application; consequently if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.
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