Retail and Education Assistant

  • Wildlife Park
  • York

Retail and Education Assistant

Job advert

Retail and Education Assistant (Wildlife Park)

York

National Minimum Wage

Hours to be arranged on a casual basis, (expected to be one or two shifts a fortnight - including Holidays, Bank holidays and Weekends)

 

Askham Bryan College is a large, and growing, specialist land-based College, with centres throughout Yorkshire, Cumbria and the Tees Valley.

 

We are currently looking to recruit Retail and Education Assistants to join us to provide excellent customer service and learning opportunities to all visitors to the wildlife park.

 

Managing visitor admissions and bookings, gift shop sales and deal with enquiries, you will also deliver educational programmes to general visitors and groups, including schools.

 

Ensuring that all visitor areas are well maintained you will support the Wildlife Park Manager in the day to day activities of the wildlife park.

Candidates will have practical experience with animals, a customer service background and the ability to work well as part of a team.  Enthusiastic and committed to providing excellent customer service, you will be IT literate and have strong communication skills.

 

Specific experience of customer service in visitor attractions (particularly zoological facilities) and delivering wildlife related learning activities would be beneficial. A recognised qualification in Animal Management or similar is essential. 

 

Please visit our website to find out more about our amazing facilities: http://abcwildlifepark.co.uk/

 

Closing date: 25th January 2019

Interview date: 9th/10th February 2019

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