Duty Manager - with special visitor services responsibilities
Wildlife Park

Job Reference: DOEF-008506

Closing Date: 03/03/2019

Salary: £29,059 to £33,949

Department: Department of Environment, Food & Agriculture

Hours Per week: 37

Would you like to inspire visitors and work with animals having a lovely scenic Wildlife Park as your office?

We are looking to recruit a motivated and passionate Duty Manager to join our dynamic, busy Management Team at the Wildlife Park in the Isle of Man.

You will be part of a small tight knit team where you will be responsible for managing the visitor services of the Wildlife Park. This role offers a huge variety of work from planning events to drive footfall and income to assisting with veterinary procedures, no two days will be the same! We are looking for a team player who can support those around them so that we can deliver the best service for visitors and of course our animal residents!

The Wildlife Park is the Isle of Man’s only zoo and is home to almost 400 animals ranging from large cats, birds of prey, primates and family favourites such as meerkats. The Park attracts visitors from across the Island and is a popular destination for tourists.

There is such diversity in what you do in this role and what you can drive forward to improve the Wildlife Park. Working with people and animals and knowing that you are helping to inspire and contribute to conservation gives this role a real purpose.

A driving licence is required for this post.

Find out more about where a career in the Isle of Man Public Service could take you at hr.gov.im/careers

All about the Isle of Man

The Isle of Man is a special place to live and work!

Those living on the Island, benefit from great lifestyle opportunities, open space, a safe environment, great education and a real sense of community. There are numerous events, clubs and societies in almost everything you can imagine. Isle of Man residents benefit from lower tax rates than a lot of countries in the EU and a simpler, more efficient system of calculation.

For further information about living in the Isle of Man and the Island’s lifestyle, check out our All About the Isle of Man booklet attached to this advert. In addition, you can also visit www.locate.im

Your benefits

In the Isle of Man Public Service we believe the benefits we offer our employees are important; from financial benefits to your Wellbeing and Development, we have a lot to offer.

We have created a downloadable document, Our Benefits - A Quick Guide; have a read to see what benefits you could enjoy whilst working for us.

How to Apply

For more information please see the attached advertising profile. Further details of the post can be obtained from Kathleen Graham, General Manager on 01624 693572.

Please note a police check is required for this post and a charge of £25 may be applicable.

A relocation package and interview expenses are not available for this role.

A provisional interview date of 21th/22nd March 2019 has been set for shortlisted applicants, however this is subject to change.

Please note a CV must be provided to support your application. It is recommended that you include a cover letter with your CV which explains your motivations for applying for this position and demonstrates your suitability for the requirements of the post. If you do wish to upload a cover letter with your CV, please ensure they are uploaded in one file.

If you have difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment Team on 01624 686300 or by email at helpmeapply@gov.im

Applications for this post will be accepted up to midnight of the closing date specified.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.