21 Mar

Seasonal Zoo Ranger Jobs Vacancy at Chester Zoo Chester

Seasonal Zoo Ranger
Chester Zoo
Chester ENG
21 Mar, 2018 30+ days ago

Chester Zoo Chester urgently required following position for Seasonal Zoo Ranger. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Seasonal Zoo Ranger Jobs Vacancy at Chester Zoo Chester Jobs Details:

We are Chester Zoo, and for over 80 years we’ve been a leading conservation and education charity, and an amazing, award-winning visitor attraction.

We’re also a team of passionate, talented, enthusiastic and expert people, doing everything we can to keep the zoo going, from feeding the animals to discovering new conservation ideas and giving our 1.9 million visitors an inspirational day out.

We work hard because we love animals, we care about nature, we love Chester Zoo and we want to be the best zoo in the world!

If you think you can help us to achieve that, then we’d love to hear from you.

Our award winning Discovery and Learning Team is central to our visitors’ experience at the zoo. The team engage our visitors with our plant & animal collection and our worldwide conservation work through a range of diverse, fun and exciting educational experiences.

We are on the search for Seasonal Zoo Rangers to join our team to deliver fun, engaging, educational activities with the general public around the zoo.

This is a varied role which includes interacting with visitors of all ages including children, families and other audiences. This includes one-to-one engagement, group educational activities and exhibit supervision. Our audiences can range from 1 to 500 visitors or more and there is lots of public interaction, requiring adaptability and a confident and outgoing personality.

The successful candidate will have:

  • a good knowledge of the natural world and conservation
  • the ability to deliver high quality public engagement opportunities, communicating science and conservation in a playful and enthusiastic manner
  • the adaptability to be able to tailor delivery to a variety of audiences
  • a dynamic and creative mind
  • enthusiasm for conservation, education and public engagement
  • excellent customer service skills
  • the ability to work on their own as well as a part of a busy team
  • good organisational and time management skills

Experience of working in the zoo education field as well as knowledge of Chester Zoo’s animal collection and conservation work would be an advantage.

This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

This is a five month temporary position until 30 September 2018, working 35 hours per week, 10 days in 14. This will include weekends and Bank Holidays as rostered, and may include evening work. Working hours are flexible around zoo opening hours and extra events.

The rate of pay is £8.84 per hour and in addition we offer a range of amazing benefits which can be found at http://www.chesterzoo.org/footer/careers/working-at-chester-zoo .

To apply for this position, please go to http://www.chesterzoo.org/footer/careers and click apply now to provide your current CV and complete the application form highlighting your skills and experience including why you should be considered for our Seasonal Zoo Ranger role.

Closing date for applications is 2 April 2018

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