Seasonal Browse Worker

pro rata + amazing benefits
29 Jan 2019
18 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Seasonal Browse Worker
Temporary - 9 months
We are Chester Zoo, and for over 80 years we've been a leading conservation and education charity, and an amazing, award-winning visitor attraction.
We're also a team of passionate, talented, enthusiastic and expert people, doing everything we can to keep the zoo going, from feeding the animals to discovering new conservation ideas, and giving our 1.9 million visitors an inspirational day out.
We work hard because we love animals, we care about nature, we love Chester Zoo and we want to be the best zoo in the world!
If you think you can help us to achieve that, then we'd love to hear from you.
We currently have a temporary vacancy for a Seasonal Browse Worker to join our busy Animal Supplies Department, which provides key services to the animal sections including the daily harvesting, collection and distribution of browse (leafy branches for animal food).
The successful candidate will have:
* A full driving licence valid in the UK and one which allows them to tow a trailer heavier than 750kg (licence category E)
* Experience and certification in the use of chainsaws
* Experience of working in a team
Experience of agriculture and arboriculture would be highly desirable for the role.
Hours of work are 40 hours per week, including weekends and Bank Holidays on a rota basis.
The salary for this role is GBP17,396.65 per annum (pro rata) and in addition we offer a range of amazing benefits which can be found on the Chester Zoo careers page.
To apply for this position, please click the 'apply' button on this page where you'll be redirected to the vacancy on the Chester Zoo website. You will then be required to provide your current CV and complete the application form highlighting your skills and experience including why you believe you should be considered for this Seasonal Browse Worker role.
Closing date for applications is Sunday 17th February 2019.
All applications to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions

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