Safari Park...



Learning & Discovery Officer x 2


Hours:  Annualised hours contracts

               1 x 1040 hours per annum (based on 20 hours per week)

               1 x 1560 hours per annum (based on 30 hours per week)

Salary: £15,000 - £17,000 (based on experience) pro rota

Contract: Permanent

Closing Date: 31st October 2014

Start Date: 19th January 2015


Our Mission Statement: To connect communities with the natural world
for the benefit of future generations


We are currently recruiting for two permanent Learning & Discovery Officers to join our
education team.



You will be delivering our school education programme in our purpose built Discovery Centre
using both formal and informal methods, as well as educating visitors about animals, their
habitats, conservation issues and more to achieve Knowsley Safari Park’s Mission in this
interesting and varied role.


We’re looking for energetic, highly motivated and excellent communicators who have an
interest in wildlife and conservation issues with the enthusiasm to share this with others.



You will be expected to work flexibly based on either a 20 hours per week or 30 hours
per week contract working annualised hours in line with the seasonality of the business.
This will include weekends and bank holidays.



Application form together with CV should be sent to or alternatively
by post to Human Resources, Knowsley Safari Park, Prescot, Merseyside, L34 4AN.

Please click here to view the job description & person specification.
Please click here for application form.

The closing date for applications is Friday 31st October 2014.



     1st Stage Interview is a group interview to be held on Monday 10th November 2014 which will start
at 9am and finish at approximately 4pm.

     2nd Stage Interview is an individual interview to be held on Monday 17th November 2014
and should take approximately 1 hour.


Please note that if you have been shortlisted, we will aim to communicate with you via your email address shortly after the closing date. Due to the expected number of applications for this position we will only be contacting those shortlisted for interview.





The application process for 2014 internships has now closed.

Information for the 2015 summer internships will be available towards the end of 2014, so please check back for more details.

Animal Division - student internships

The application process for our 2014 work experience programmes has now closed.

Information for the 2015/2016 internships will be available in December 2014, so please check back for more details. 


If you're aged between 15 - 18 and interested in a career with zoo animals, the environment and conservation click here for information about joining the Knowsley Academy 2014.

There are no places remaining for the 2014 programme but we will have details of the 2015 programme on the 1st of October 2014.

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