Living Collection Assistant – Aviculture
Ref: LCA-Avic(2021)SL

WWT Slimbridge and Headquarters
Living Collections
£18,745 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

WWT Slimbridge is seeking an enthusiastic and engaging Living Collection Assistant to help support our Aviculture team as we take our next step forward. We have recently opened multiple new exhibits enabling us to tell our vital conservation stories, and are looking to continue with new developments in the future.

We are seeking a candidate who can work well in a team, embrace change and support in the delivery of our new collection plan. You will work as part of the Living Collections team with a vast diversity of wetland bird species. Duties will range from feeding, to observing and reporting, to breeding and rearing.

The ideal candidate will have a Foundation Degree or HND in a relevant subject or equivalent experience of working within the animal industry, preferably with birds. You will understand how to work to best practice guidance within animal care and also be able to demonstrate the ability to carry out countryside management work.

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

25 days annual leave including bank holidays
Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
Life assurance
Free parking and secure bike storage areaa
Cycle to work scheme
Free entry to all our centres

Closing date:  Sunday December 5th 2021

Interview date:  Wednesday December 15th 2021

WWT is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered solely on merit.


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