Team Leader - Softbills

Closing Date: Monday 13 February 2022

Department: Birds - Zoo Operations

Reports to: Deputy Curator Birds

Location: Jersey

 

The Role

The Team Leader of Softbills, will be responsible for, but not limited to, the oversight of the softbill collection, in growing and developing the husbandry needed for the collection, maintaining appropriate facilities, the management of the hand-rearing and incubation facilities and other bird exhibits as part of the department.

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 Wetland Birds and be prepared to learn the husbandry requirements for the entire bird collection as well as 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.