|Title:||*** LONGLEAT - Animal Keeper|
|Department:||Animal Adventure/Jungle Kingdom|
Longleat Safari & Adventure Park has been one of the UK’s best-loved attractions for over 50 years. As a business we are passionate about providing wondrous and immersive experiences which lead to lifelong memories for the 800,000 guests that visit us every year.
ABOUT THE ROLE
This is an exciting opportunity for an Animal Keeper to join the Animal Adventure team. Although it can be very hard work, it is an extremely rewarding career. Within the role you will ensure exceptional standards of animal husbandry and exemplary welfare for our animals. You will also always provide an excellent service to guests to ensure they have a magical and immersive experience when they visit us. You will ensure the guests' requirements are always met and naturally seek out opportunities to exceed their expectations, ensuring prompt and professional attention.
Our Animal Adventure team are looking for confident and enthusiastic individuals to join the team. Our ideal candidate will be personable, able to work under their own initiative and will always have a positive and enthusiastic attitude towards work. Ideally you will be confident at public speaking and be able to work under pressure in a large team and possess a full UK driving license.
HOURS OF WORK
This is a fixed term contract until January 2019 with working hours as required by the business on a 5 days out of 7 basis, weekend and Bank Holiday working as necessary, hours from 8.30am until close (times vary throughout the season).
OUR VALUES AND BEHAVIOURS
We expect all of our team to embrace our company values, and display ‘Longleat behaviours’. This post requires flexibility of hours, energy application and passion.
At Longleat, we focus on our People and our Guests, to listen actively, to work as a team, to empower others and to show empathy. Our values are:
We Engage and Inspire – We focus on engaging and inspiring our guests, delivering unique and lifelong memories
We put People First – We seek to serve others and put their interests first. We treat them with respect, we value their opinions and collaborate to be better together
We Continuously Improve – We embrace change and pursue excellence in everything we do
We Act with Integrity – We work in a principled, open and conscientious manner
We take Safety Seriously – Never compromising on a safe and secure environment
When we recruit we place equal emphasis on technical ability and personal attributes to match our brand values.
As part of the Longleat team, we offer unique benefits such as complimentary Longleat and Cheddar Gorge & Caves Day Tickets, attractive discounts on annual passes, special nightly rates on group hotels, discounted hotel Spa treatments, life assurance cover, and 29 days paid holiday (pro rata).