Animal Experiences Host - Wild Place Project

Animal Experiences Host

Wild Place Project

Full time position

Salary £15,154 per annum 

Wild Place Project is a beautiful and rapidly expanding part of Bristol Zoological Society.

To help our site develop, we are recruiting for a new role to join our diverse and exceptional Wild Place Team.

As an Animal Experience Host the successful applicant will be working within our Animal team, and working closely with our Guest Services team, to deliver experiences to our guests.

Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate ability to:

  • Be proactive and use initiative where necessary to maintain a positive guest experience at all times.
  • Engage our guests with the natural world and the animals at WPP.
  • Ensure correct procedures are carried out within the daily routine and ensure standards of presentation are maintained.
  • Deliver exceptional guest experiences and engage with guests across site.

Applicants must have a friendly, professional manner and be ready to welcome guests to the attraction and inspire them with discoveries of wildlife and our animals.

All applicants must enjoy working outdoors whatever the weather, and be willing to support the team in extra duties. It is also essential that you are confident and courteous with guest interaction. An understanding of conservation and animal management would be desirable, however we believe your passion will become as great as ours on your journey with us.

Experience working within an animal department in a zoo or wildlife park would also be advantageous.

This is a permanent position. Flexibility is required as Wild Place Project operates for 364/5 days and you will be working as part of a departmental rota which includes weekends and Bank Holidays. Our operational hours also vary in summer/winter.

For more information please refer to tho job description and person specification.

If you would like to apply for this position, please send a full CV and covering letter.

The closing date for all applications is Friday 25th February 2018 with interviews taking place week commencing 5th March 2018.

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