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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 2nd January 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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Casual Visitor Advisor Welcome to our wild party! Would you like to join Wellington Zoo as a Casual Visitor Advisor on our journey to igniting a zoo revolution? Wellington City - Wellington Apply for this job

Casual Visitor Advisor

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 two Casual Visitor Advisors in our Sales and Service Team. 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 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 candidates will have:

  • specialist expertise and knowledge in sales, bookings or retail operations
  • a proven track record in sales and service
  • 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

Applications close end of business Sunday 16th December

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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Keeper Come join our wild party! Wellington City - Wellington Apply for this job

Our dream is to ignite a Zoo revolution. Wellington Zoo is a team of powerfully passionate individuals who are champions for the welfare of all animals - within and beyond the boundaries of the Zoo. We are supported by a community that actively takes part in our commitment to caring for and saving species locally, nationally and globally.

We are guided by the ethos 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 collectively to make a difference for animals and the wild places they call home.

We have an exciting vacancy for a Keeper, full time permanent. 

The successful applicant will be responsible for the daily care of a variety of species and habitats within the Zoo. They will also need to be confident engaging with our visitors.

To be considered for this opportunity you will need to have:

  • A minimum of two years’ experience working with a variety of animals in human care and their daily husbandry.
  • National Certificate in Captive Wild Animals, Certificate in Zoo Keeping or equivalent qualification.
  • Knowledge of behavioural and environmental enrichment techniques.
  • The ability to work with limited supervision, solve problems and work well in a team environment.
  • The flexibility to work on a roster that includes weekends and public holidays.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills combined with excellent visitor engagement skills.

Applications close end of business Sunday 16th December 2018.

For more information on this vacancy and how to apply please visit https://wellingtonzoo.com

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