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Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

Senior Living Collection Keeper

WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre
37.5 hours per week

We are looking to recruit a resourceful individual to assist with the development and maintenance of all areas of the living collection and the team at the Llanelli Wetland Centre, supporting WWT’s Visitor Engagement Strategy and specific Llanelli Wetland Centre objectives. You will supervise the living collection team activities to a high standard meeting the Zoo Licence Requirements as set by the Secretary of State’s Standards of Modern Zoo Practice. You will take a leading role in the detailed management of the captive animal populations including nest and egg monitoring and rearing and care of the birds in the duckery.

Educated to GCSE standard or equivalent (A-C including Maths & English), you will have proven experience of working in a similar role/environment and be able to interact effectively with visitors, as a key part of the role will be to engage and inspire our visitors through general day to day contact around the grounds. A current driving license is also essential for this role.

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a conservation charity that protects wetlands for wildlife and people. We conserve, restore and create wetlands. We are pioneers in saving wetland wildlife, both in the UK and around the world. At our 10 UK sites around a million visitors a year engage with wetland nature. We work internationally in key global wetland areas, balancing conservation with sustainable livelihoods and influencing national and international conservation policies.

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

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service
  • Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Life assurance
  • Free parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free entry to all our centres

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

For more information, and to apply for the role, please click here 

Closing date: 28th September 2021

Interview date: 8th October 2021

Registered Charity Number England & Wales, no 1030884 and Scotland, no SC039410

Closing Date: 28/09/2021  Location: Llanelli Wetland Centre

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