Casual Visitor Ranger/Educator

Wellington - Wellington City

Casual Visitor Ranger/Educator

Welcome to our wild party! Join Wellington Zoo on our journey to igniting a zoo revolution. 

We have a fabulous opportunity to join our Communications, Experience and Conservation team as a Casual Visitor Ranger/Educator. 

We are looking for individuals who can provide the best possible experience for all Zoo visitors every day connecting people with animals and the wider work of the Zoo. Visitor Rangers ensure that all visitor programmes are delivered to a high quality underpinned by strong conservation action messages. Visitor Rangers connect and engage with visitors with their infectious energy, drive and enthusiasm. 

Wellington Zoo is guided by the kaupapa Me Tiaki, Kia Ora! We must look after our environment, so all things will flourish. We lead the way in modelling sustainable behaviours, and it is up to us to make a difference for animals and the wild places they call home.

To be successful in this role, you’ll have a passion for conservation and connecting people with animals. This is a casual role with flexible hours.

Are you someone who:

  • Loves working with people
  • Has a strong customer focus and is open, friendly, and curious
  • Thrives on being creative and enthusiastic
  • Is available to work flexible hours including weekends and holidays
  • Demonstrates excellent organisational skills
  • Has previous experience working in a visitor attraction or education facility
  • Is interested in environmental education
  • Has a passion for animals, conservation and sustainability
  • Enjoys being a part of a great team 

Candidates must have the legal right to work in New Zealand, and if selected will be required to undergo a police background check and pre-employment drug and alcohol check.

 If this sounds like you we look forward to hearing from you

Applications close 5pm Friday 12 July 2019

Info on how to apply:

For more information on this vacancy please download the Job Description, and to apply click ‘Apply now’.

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Job Description

Applications close: 12 Jul 2019