Team Leader - Invertebrates and Chelonian

Closing Date: Monday 26 September 2022

Department: Herpetology and Invertebrates

Reports to: Deputy Curator Herpetology and Invertebrates

Location: Jersey, Channel Islands

 

The Role

The team leader of invertebrates and chelonia will be responsible for, but not limited to, the oversight of the butterfly house, in growing and developing the invertebrate collection, maintaining the livefood facilities, the management of the chelonian collection including Galapagos, Aldabra and Radiated tortoises and other herpetology exhibits external to the main reptile house. This role sits between the senior keepers and the curators and acts as the daily operational lead for the section. The role will manage a small team of keepers, providing guidance and training, managing appraisals and rotas as well as maintaining the highest levels of animal husbandry, research and guest interaction. You will have to work closely with the team leader of herpetology and be prepared to learn the husbandry requirements for the entire herpetology and amphibian collection as well are working closely with our field conservation and knowledge teams.

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How to apply

Please fill in the application form and send your CV and cover letter to Recruitment@durrell.org clearly stating the job you wish to apply for.