Current Vacancies

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Visitor Advisor- Part Time Welcome to our wild party! Wellington City - Wellington Apply for this job

Welcome to our wild party! Would you like to join Wellington Zoo on our journey to igniting a Zoo revolution?  We care about making connections between animals, people and our environment, while growing love and support for our Zoo. We punch above our weight in leading the way through connecting people with animals, saving animals in the wild and ensuring we’re a voice to be heard.

We have a vacancy in our Sales and Service Team for One permanent part time Visitor Advisor. The role will require you to work 9:30am - 2:30pm Saturdays and Sundays.

If you are someone who loves to engage with visitors, has infectious energy, drive and enthusiasm then read on!

As a charitable trust, Wellington Zoo needs to build its revenue and these roles are pivotal to help us grow and achieve our goals. These roles require a Zoo wide organisational focus, the ability to support and motivate other staff and the capability to inspire our visitors who come to the Zoo to want to come back and do more.

The ideal candidates will have:

  • specialist expertise and knowledge in sales, bookings or retail operations
  • ability to set up and pack down venues for functions and meetings
  • a proven track record in sales and service including but not limited to proactive sales of products and solution sales (matching solution to client need)
  • a friendly, approachable demeanour and demonstrated evidence of the ability to go the extra mile for customers
  • an interest in conservation and the work of the Zoo

Candidates must have the legal right to work in New Zealand.

To be successful in this role you must be a proactive problem solver with great organisation skills and the ability to identify sales opportunities.

Applications close 5pm Wednesday 31st July 2019.

For more information on these vacancies please download the Job Descriptions from our careers page and for more information on Wellington Zoo please visit https://wellingtonzoo.com

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Casual Visitor Advisor Welcome to our wild party! Would you like to join Wellington Zoo on our journey to igniting a Zoo revolution? Wellington City - Wellington Apply for this job

Welcome to our wild party! Would you like to join Wellington Zoo on our journey to igniting a Zoo revolution?  We care about making connections between animals, people and our environment, while growing love and support for our Zoo. We punch above our weight in leading the way through connecting people with animals, saving animals in the wild and ensuring we’re a voice to be heard.

We have a vacancy in our Sales and Service Team for Two Casual Visitor Advisor. If you are happy to work weekdays, weekends and statutory holidays and be contacted at short notice then this could be the job for you! 

If you are someone who loves to engage with visitors, has infectious energy, drive and enthusiasm then read on!

As a charitable trust, Wellington Zoo needs to build its revenue and these roles are pivotal to help us grow and achieve our goals. These roles require a Zoo wide organisational focus, the ability to support and motivate other staff and the capability to inspire our visitors who come to the Zoo to want to come back and do more.

The ideal candidates will have:

  • specialist expertise and knowledge in sales, bookings or retail operations
  • ability to set up and pack down venues for functions and meetings
  • a proven track record in sales and service including, but not limited to proactive sales of products and solution sales (matching solution to client need)
  • a friendly, approachable demeanour and demonstrated evidence of the ability to go the extra mile for customers
  • an interest in conservation and the work of the Zoo

Candidates must have the legal right to work in New Zealand.

To be successful in this role you must be a proactive problem solver with great organisation skills and the ability to identify sales opportunities.

Applications close 5pm Wednesday 31st July 2019.

For more information on these vacancies please download the Job Descriptions from our careers page and for more information on Wellington Zoo please visit https://wellingtonzoo.com

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Visitor Advisor Welcome to our wild party! Wellington City - Wellington Apply for this job

Welcome to our wild party! Would you like to join Wellington Zoo on our journey to igniting a Zoo revolution?  We care about making connections between animals, people and our environment, while growing love and support for our Zoo. We punch above our weight in leading the way through connecting people with animals, saving animals in the wild and ensuring we’re a voice to be heard.

We have a vacancy for a permanent full time Visitor Advisor in our Sales and Service Team. The role will require the ability to work a flexible 7-day roster, including public holidays (Wellington Zoo is open 364 days a year).

If you are someone who loves to engage with visitors, has infectious energy, drive and enthusiasm then read on!

As a charitable trust, Wellington Zoo needs to build its revenue and this role is pivotal to help us grow and achieve our goals. This role requires a Zoo wide organisational focus, the ability to support and motivate other staff and the capability to inspire our visitors who come to the Zoo to want to come back and do more.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • specialist expertise and knowledge in sales, bookings or retail operations
  • solid experience in project coordination, management and organisation of a variety of events and meetings
  • ability to set up and pack down venues for functions and meetings
  • a proven track record in sales and service including but not limited to proactive sales of products and solution sales (matching solution to client need)
  • a friendly, approachable demeanour and demonstrated evidence of the ability to go the extra mile for customers
  • an interest in conservation and the work of the Zoo
  • candidates must have the legal right to work in New Zealand.

To be successful in this role you must be a proactive problem solver with great organisation skills and the ability to identify sales opportunities.

Applications close 5pm Wednesday 17th July 2019.

For more information on this vacancy please download the Job Description from our careers page and for more information on Wellington Zoo please visit https://wellingtonzoo.com

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Zoo Educator Join Wellington Zoo to help ignite a zoo revolution! Wellington City - Wellington Apply for this job

Zoo Educator – Permanent

Welcome to our wild party! Join Wellington Zoo on our journey to ignite a zoo revolution.  We have a fabulous opportunity for someone with energy, drive and enthusiasm to join our Learning Team as a Zoo Educator. This is a permanent role full time role. 

 Wellington Zoo is guided by the kaupapa Me Tiaki, Kia Ora! We must look after our environment, so all things will flourish. We lead the way in modelling sustainable behaviours, and it is up to us to make a difference for animals and the wild places they call home. To be successful in this role, you’ll have a passion for conservation and connecting people with animals.

The Zoo Educator is responsible for creating and delivering innovative, conservation-based learning programmes to a wide range of Zoo visitors including LEOTC learning sessions, the Zoo’s School Holiday Programme, The Warehouse Zoofari and our hands-on environmental literacy programme, Bush Builders.

 Are you:

  • An experienced educator?
  • Creative and enthusiastic?
  • An excellent communicator?
  • Passionate about conservation and inspiring action in others?
  • Someone who enjoys working outdoors and have a moderate level of physical fitness

If you are keen to share your passion for animals, conservation and sustainability with students of all ages and have a good working knowledge of the New Zealand curriculum, this is the job for you.

Candidates must have the legal right to work in New Zealand, and if selected will be required to undergo a police background check and pre-employment drug and alcohol check.

To view the job description and apply for this role please visit our website - www.wellingtonzoo.com/careers

 

Applications close 5pm Sunday 21 July 2019

 

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