Living Collections Supervisor – Demonstration Birds and Mammals
- WWT Slimbridge and Headquarters
- Grounds / Reserve, Living Collections
- £24,044 per annum
- Position type
- Full Time
- Working pattern
- 37.5 hours per week working 5 days from 7 to include weekends and bank holidays
- Job advert
An exciting opportunity has arisen at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre to oversee the demonstration birds and mammal section where we have a unique collection with vast potential and an exciting new theatre and bird demonstrations. With new collection plans on the horizon, this supervisor will work with the Living Collections Managers to develop a diverse and interactive wetland mammal visitor experience, as well as continuing to develop the management of existing species within the section which include North American river otter, water voles and harvest mice. You will also be supervising and maintaining our new Living Wetland Theatre and its bird demonstration that feature pelicans, crane and other water birds.
The successful candidate will join an enthusiastic team of presenters and keepers delivering daily talks and demonstrations.
The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a conservation charity that protects wetlands for wildlife and people. We conserve, restore and create wetlands. We are pioneers in saving wetland wildlife, both in the UK and around the world. At our 10 UK sites around a million visitors a year engage with wetland nature. We work internationally in key global wetland areas, balancing conservation with sustainable livelihoods and influencing national and international conservation policies.
In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
- Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
- Life assurance
- Free car parking and secure bike storage areas
- Cycle to work scheme
- Free entry to all our centres
Closing date: 15th August 2021
Interview date: 31st August 2021
WWT is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered solely on merit.
Registered Charity Number England & Wales, no 1030884 and Scotland, no SC039410
- Job description
- Closing Date
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