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Retail Deputy Team Leader
East Midland Zoological Society has been running Twycross Zoo for almost 60 years in the heart of England in Atherstone. We are an award-winning conservation and science-led zoo, and are a registered charity, welcoming over half a million people every year.
To meet seasonal requirements our Retail Team fluctuates between 30 to 40 colleagues, and every single team member means a lot to us.
You’ll play a key role in helping us achieve our exciting plans for 2022 as we come back bigger and better post-Covid.
The Role – Retail Deputy Team Leader
Reporting to the Retail Team Leader and Retail Manager, as Retail Deputy Team Leader you’ll assist with the day-to-day operations in our retail outlets including stock, merchandising, staffing and health and safety.
Your duties will include, although will not be limited to:
You’ll be employed on a permanent contract, working 5 days out of 7 per week on a rota. You’ll work an average of 43 hours per week, and average working hours are 9am to 6:30pm in the summer months and 9am to 5pm in the winter months. Flexibility with days and hours worked is essential for this role.
Our Requirements – Retail Deputy Team Leader
You will be required to undertake first aid training to achieve a First Aid at Work certificate and become part of the zoo’s on call first aid rota.
More About Twycross Zoo
We house 500 animals which include the largest chimpanzee family in the UK and the biggest primate collection in the world. We are the only zoo in Europe to house all 4 great apes – Gorilla, Orangutan, Bonobo and Chimpanzee, and we care for some of the most endangered and precious lives to the highest welfare standards, including Sumatran Tigers, Amur Leopards and Snow Leopards.
We are at the forefront of conservation, education, and research, and have a strong commitment to our award-winning education programme, aiming to increase the level of awareness, knowledge and understanding of visitors about our animals and their plight in the wild.
All applications for this Retail Deputy Team Leader vacancy are to be submitted online.
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