The National Zoological Society of Wales is a registered charity (no. 514108) that owns and runs the Welsh Mountain Zoo – National Zoo of Wales in Colwyn Bay, UK. The Zoo embraces modern conservation thinking and strives for high standards in all departments. It is a member of BIAZA, EAZA, WAZA and Species360.

Skills and Experiences

The Welsh Mountain Zoo – National Zoo of Wales is looking for Seasonal Part-time Gate Cashiers, who will answer to the Visitor Services Manager and the Office Manager. The successful candidates will be undertaking a customer facing role. The vacancies are temporary, part-time seasonal positions working either Sunday to Wednesday or Thursday to Saturday.

The successful candidates must:

  • Have good literacy, numeracy, and IT skills.
  • Be flexible and have the ability to work to varying demands throughout the season.
  • Have experience delivering good customer service.
  • Have the ability to work alone or as part of a team and have excellent communication skills.
  • Be educated to GCSE level or equivalent/above.

Preferred but not essential experience includes:

  • Gift Aid experience advantageous.

Applicants who do not meet the full criteria may be considered for interview.

For further details, a full job description and application form please email or telephone 01492 532938 ext.3 (Office Hours 09.00 – 17.00).

The closing date for applications will be 17.00 on Wednesday 23rd February 2022. A short list of candidates will be drawn up and contacted to arrange an interview week commencing 7th March.

Please note:

  • the successful candidate will be required to start in post as soon as possible after interview in order to undertake necessary training.
  • the successful candidate would be expected to work during Easter holidays as well as over the May Day weekend, during the Spring holiday week and the main school summer holiday. Please note extended holidays are not permitted during these periods.
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Contact: 01492 532938 ext.3 (Office Hours 09.00 – 17.00)