Zoo Supervisor (Carnivore & Primates)
Chessington World of Adventures
We are Chessington World of Adventures Resort and we are part of the magical Merlin Entertainments!
We are currently recruiting for a Zoo Supervisor to oversee our Carnivore & Primates sections.
This role will require you to supervise the safe and efficient delivery of the Zoo Operation, working closely with a team of direct reports, focusing on animal welfare, husbandry, training and guests’ experience.
Reporting into the Zoo Collections Manager you will manage and promote the compliance of and adherence to all relevant Health & Safety Procedures and Protocols in line with legal and company requirements, including the Zoo Licence and the Secretary of State’s Standards of Modern Zoo Practice (and/or any future succeeding guidance and legislation), all whilst supporting the broader Resort Operation in the delivery of the company’s business objectives.
You will have great vision to drive change and continue to develop the areas you are responsible for overseeing, working with your immediate team and the wider zoo and resort teams where applicable. Supporting the vision of the Zoo Collections Manager and Zoo Operations Manager.
We are looking for the following skills and experience;
Ability to lead a team with drive and passion
Solid background of Health & Safety knowledge and crucial Zoo Legislation
Able to stay focused and in control under pressure
5 years minimum relevant experience
Experience of working with Category 1 species in a zoo-based environment essential
This role is full time, permanent, averaging 40 hours per week and will include weekends and bank holidays.
Alongside a competitive annual salary of between £24,000 - £26,000 dependent on experience and 28 days holiday (including bank holidays) you can look forward to enjoying a great benefits package including a Group Personal Pension Plan, Merlin Magic pass, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants, 40% discount online off of Lego, and much more!
Here at Merlin Entertainments we are proud to have a diverse workforce, and we’re all about providing equal opportunities to the whole team. Because of this we are committed to an active all together programme which starts with our recruitment and selection process.
Closing date for applications is: 11th Jun 2020
To submit an application please visit- https://merlin.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/6152?c=merlin