General Assistants, Grade Two x2
Temporary 4 month fixed term contract
Dublin Zoo’s mission is to conserve the integrity and diversity of nature through involvement in conservation and by inspiring passion through education and engaging visitor experiences.
Dublin Zoo is Ireland’s number one family attraction, and welcomes over one million visitors a year.
We are seeking to appoint two highly motivated General Assistants, Grade Two, within our Animal Care Team.
The ideal candidates will be passionate and knowledgeable about wildlife and will have the skills required to communicate this passion and knowledge directly to our visitors.
They must demonstrate an understanding and knowledge of animal husbandry, diets and environmental enrichment, as well as an understanding and knowledge of research, conservation and health and safety practices.
The successful GA2s must have 2 years’ experience working in a similar position in a Zoological Garden and/or Wildlife Park
Applicants who have not yet achieved a Diploma in Animal Management from Sparsholt College, if successful, will be considered and will be paid at the GA2/GA1 half rate of pay.Applications should be made via email to:
Amy Vickers, HR Department, Dublin Zoo, firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 3pm on 05th September 2019. Application will be reviewed and considered on a first received basis. Please state 'GA2' in the subject bar of the email.
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