Newquay Aquarium seeks Displays Supervisor

An opportunity has arisen for a Displays Supervisor ¬ to join Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay.

Responsible for all displays, our animals include sharks, rays, giant pacific octopus, sea horses, corals, coldwater and tropical fish and invertebrates.

The responsibilities of the Displays Supervisor will be varied, challenging, but extremely rewarding. You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Zoological Team to ensure the team achieve the highest standard of animal care and husbandry.

You will be responsible for maintaining and developing displays and exhibits – promoting public education and awareness in relation to conservation of biodiversity and delivering a memorable and entertaining experience to visitors.

As a key part of our aquarium management team you will be required to carry out some duty management. This post is full time, with weekend shifts on a rota’d basis.

A minimum qualification level of a degree or equivalent in marine biology is required and previous experience in the visitor attractions sector would be advantageous.

Candidates should apply to Janeen Pickup, Group HR Manager, c/o Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 9LF. Email: [email protected]

Your application letter should highlight why you would be able to fulfil this key role within the organisation and clearly demonstrate how you meet our requirements.

Aspro Ocio is a Spanish multinational company with its headquarters based in Madrid. Aspro owns and operates over 40 leisure attractions across Europe.

Here in the UK Aspro owns and operates Blue Planet Aquarium, Deep Sea World, Bristol Aquarium, 4 Blue Reef Aquariums, Smugglers Adventure and Oakwood Theme Park.

Blue Reef Newquay Aquarium is an Equal Opportunities Employer: http://www.bluereefaquarium.co.uk/newquay.htm

Closing date: 30th July 2013

We do recognize the time and effort it takes to apply for a position, but as an employer of choice we receive a high volume of applications and in the interests of economy, Aspro UK does not notify candidates who have been unsuccessful in their application; consequently if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.