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Zoo Guest Experience Host
Zoo Guest Experience Host-CHE0001E9 Description Are you ready for your next wild adventure? The Zoo department is looking for enthusiastic & confident Zoo Hosts with a passion for guest interaction & education to join their energetic & lively team. So if you want to work in one of the parks most inspiring environments and ensure that our adventurers come in contact with awesome animal experiences then this role could be for you! On a daily basis you could be based in our Monkey Walk Through, Children’s Zoo, Penguin Walkthrough or at Lorikeet Lagoon and you will actively engage with our guests, sharing key and interesting facts about our animals. You will prepare and present guest facing areas for park opening until closedown and work with the experience team and keepers to deliver family focused presentations. You will need to have a genuine passion for working with animals and educating others about them as well as the ability to interact with & present to the public. You will need to have a genuine passion for working with animals and educating others about them as well as the ability to interact with & present to the public. You will have bags of enthusiasm & energy with strong communication skills and a confident, positive and friendly nature. So if spending the day interacting with guests with our beautiful lorikeets, cheeky monkeys or our loveable farmyard animals, this role could be for you! Ask yourself these questions: • Do you understand the importance of delivering exceptional customer service? • Do you like working in a fast paced environment? • Do you enjoy working as part of a team? If you answered yes to these questions then you could be in with a chance of joining the team and enjoy some of our great benefits including an hourly rate between £6.56 – 7.83, a Merlin Magic pass, 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants, 40% discount online off of LEGO, and much more! This is a seasonal role working weekends and bank holidays as required to meet the needs of the business. We offer flexible opportunities, in a totally unique environment. We know this is a great place to work, but don’t just take our word for it…click here to see us in action. Job Front of House Work Locations : Chessington World of Adventure Resort Chessington World of Adventure Resort Leatherhead Road Chessington KT9 2NE Closing Date (Period for Applying) – External
Animal Care Assistant
Description We are the Cornish Seal Sanctuary and are part of the Sea Life Trust! We are looking for people someone who lives and breathes customer service for the role of Animal Care Assistant at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary. As an Animal Care Assistant you will work with the Animal Care Team assisting in the daily management of resident animals and rescue, rehabilitation and release of rescued seal pups, ensuring consistently high standards of the team and their animal husbandry. Do you have the following: 3 years + experience in developing training plans and coordinating husbandry and veterinary training for Pinnipeds and various other species to meet individual needs. Experience gained through significant work experience from the animal care role and through advanced studies / education and previous experience in a relevant field. A working knowledge of filtration and Life Support Systems as employed on the site to ensure correct maintenance is carried out in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations and swift resolution of problems if they occur. A good understanding of animal health, husbandry, animal training and behaviour to ensure each animal receives individual care. A good knowledge of the water environment, which will allow the identification and resolution of problems with the environment for the animals. A practical ability to participate in conservational projects and environmental impact reduction that assist in underpinning the Sanctuaries brand. You will be required to be on call and applicants must live within 20 minutes of the centre and hold a valid driving licence. With the ability to ‘think on your feet’ and take ownership of issues that may rise, you’ll have demonstrable experience of working to a high standard in a pressurised environment ideally within a maintenance team. If this sounds like you then you could be in with a chance of joining our expanding team and enjoy some of our great benefits including a Merlin Magic pass, 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants, 40% discount online off of Lego, and much more! The Cornish Seal Sanctuary in Gweek is the only fully operational seal rescue centre in Cornwall. Our seal sanctuary provides a lifeline for stray, sick and injured seal pups which have been discovered around the Cornwall coast. The Sanctuary is a busy rescue centre, and also has resident Grey Seals, Common Seals, Patagonian & Californian Sea Lions, Penguins, Otters, Goats, Sheep and Ponies. Occasionally the Sanctuary’s facilities and expertise are called upon to aid in the rescue of other marine creatures such as Dolphins and Turtles. Closing
2019 Animal Information Host
Job Description2019 Animal Information Host Alton Towers Resort, Farley Ln; Alton Stoke-on-Trent, STAFFORDSHIRE, ST10 4DB United Kingdom We are the Alton Towers Resort and we are part of the magical Merlin Entertainments! We are currently recruiting for Animal Information Hosts to join us at the Alton Towers Resort, the UK’s only attraction that specialises in making Britain happy! In this role you’ll make it your mission to get our guests hooked on marine life and its conservation. You’ll be committed to delivering memorable experiences for our guests on a daily basis and to inform guests about the creatures on display. You’ll also make sure the public areas are clean, tidy and safe throughout the day. Ask yourself these questions: Do you understand the importance of delivering exceptional customer service? Do you like working in a fast paced environment? Are you comfortable interacting with thousands of guests every day? If you answered yes to these questions then you could be in with a chance of joining the team and enjoy some of the great benefits including a Merlin Magic pass, 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants, 40% discount online off Lego, and much more! This role can be either full time or part time, fixed term, from March 2019 until 3rd November 2019 , working weekends and bank-holidays as required. We offer flexible opportunities, in a totally unique environment. Merlin Entertainments is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all employees to share this commitment
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Being an animal trainer is very rewarding and it gives a high level of satisfaction, but we also know that trainers must have flexible schedules to accommodate the needs of the animals.
It is important you to bear in mind that in many cases in order for you to get a job, you must be willing to relocate.
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I recommend you have animal related work experience
This is a great opportunity to start developing your skills for animal care, practicing team work and at the same time you could develop experience in animal rescue and rehabilitation.
You can also make a difference in animal sanctuaries and with companies with missions to improve animal welfare and prevent animal abuse.
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