Blue Reef Aquarium Portsmouth
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.
Alongside annual salary a benefits package that includes a pension plan, 22 days holiday, Annual pass into Aspro Parks worldwide.
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 14th May.
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