Welcome to our wild party! Join Wellington Zoo on our journey to become the best little zoo in the world - we have a fabulous opportunity for four people to join our Community Engagement team as a Casual Visitor Ranger/Educator.

We are looking for someone to engage with visitors with their infectious energy, drive and enthusiasm to help deliver high quality learning programmes. 

Is this you?

  • Available to work school holidays 16 – 27 April, overnight (in negotiation), occasional weekends and statutory holidays
  • Demonstrated experience working with children
  • Creative, organised and motivated
  • Responsible and receptive team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable with group management
  • Excellent verbal communication and customer focus skills
  • Interest in environmental education, conservation and wildlife
  • Comfortable handling animals

You will love working with people especially children and speaking in front of large crowds is a breeze. You can wow people with your fantastic communication and interpersonal skills. Outdoor work is a major part of the job and a moderate level of fitness is required. This is a job where you will be working school holidays, overnight (in negotiation), occasional weekends and statutory holidays - as this is when the Zoo is brimming with visitors, fun, and excitement! 

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 apply for this great opportunity, please email your covering letter, CV, and completed application form to zooapplications@wellingtonzoo.com 

Applications close 5pm Sunday 11 March 2018