Nature Theatre Presenter
(1x Permanent Full Time to commence November 2015)
We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our newly developed Nature Theatre Team. The Nature Theatre Presenter, based primarily at Adelaide Zoo, will deliver fun, entertaining, and educational presentations to visitors, students and community groups at both Zoos SA’s properties. There may also be a requirement for off-site presentations.
Under the direction of the Manager of the Nature Theatre Team, the Presenter will provide care in the areas of well-being, husbandry and training requirements of all presentation animals. Duties will also include providing assistance in the care of animals in the Children’s Zoo which may not directly feature in scheduled presentations.
The role will also include participating in the development, implementation and maintenance of interactive animal training programs that ensure a growing and sustainable collection of Nature Theatre animals.
Presentations in the area of Roving Encounters, Scheduled Shows, Bird Show, Mobile Zoo, School Holiday and Quarterly-themed Programs will be core duties. Assisting animal keepers in their roles as presenters for animal encounters will also be required.
Advanced skills in animal husbandry, training, program development and engaging, energetic presentation delivery are essential. Documented experience in bird training will be highly regarded. Theatrical and musical skills and educational experience with children and young adults will be considered favourably.
How to apply
Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, resume and complete the Application Form which outlines your suitability for the role.
- Animal husbandry skills
- Knowledge and experience in animal training
- Educational experience
- Solid Communication skill
- Strong customer service skills
- Presentation and public speaking skills
Applications are to be forwarded to email@example.com by the closing date of:
Monday 6 July 2015 12 noon
Nature Theatre Presenter Job Description