Job vacancies

23-CHP-Kiwi1_David_Hallett_The_Press.JPGThank you for the interest in employment opportunities at Orana Wildlife Park. The zoo/tourist industry in which we operate is very dynamic and we seek passionate people to work as part of our team. Any position vacancies we have are listed below.

 

Available Vacancies

Currently we have two exciting vacancies available. If you are interested in receiving more information, please contact us to request an application pack.

 

Receptionist & Administration Assistant

This is a challenging, varied and interesting role that encompasses the following: reception duties including answering all incoming telephone calls/emails, processing the mail and providing relief cover for the main gate/souvenir shop; accounts clerk duties including writing invoices and preparing bankings; coordination of all bookings including animal encounters, group bookings and evening functions; secretarial support for Trust fundraising programmes and health and safety systems including writing letters, maintaining databases and filing.

 

The successful applicant must possess the following attributes:

  • Excellent written communication skills (the position will involve writing correspondence and competence in this area will be tested during the selection process)
  • Numerical skills and ability to produce accurate work at a good speed (again this will be tested during the selection process)
  • Highly organised, proven ability to multi-task with a positive “can do” attitude
  • Outstanding customer service and people skills with a positive, polite and friendly personality
  • High level of computer literacy with experience in most Microsoft Office applications and a typing speed of 40 words per minute or greater
  • A passion for conservation and the aims of the Trust


Appplications close 5pm Wed 11 Feb 2015.


Part-time retail & reception assistant (SUNDAYS)

This is a diverse role responsible for providing a high level of customer service and ensuring that quality information is delivered to visitors on entering the Park. The main responsibilities include greeting visitors, admission ticketing, selling key products and merchandise as well as answering ‘overflow’ phone calls. Close liaison with other staff members will be essential to ensure that all front-line requirements are met.

 

The successful applicant must possess the following attributes:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good experience in cash handling and retail sales
  • Outstanding customer service and people skills
  • A team player with a “can do” attitude and attention to detail
  • A positive, polite and friendly personality
  • A passion for conservation and the aims of the Trust

 

Applications close 5pm Mon 2 Feb 2015.

 

 

You may also be interested in Volunteering at Orana Wildlife Park.