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DISPLAY SUPERVISOR – at SEA LIFE BLANKENBERGE

We are currently recruiting for a Displays Supervisor to join our Displays team. Your duties will include life support maintenance, record keeping, cleaning of displays, laboratories and quarantine facilities, animal welfare and feeding. As deputy to the site Curator you will have great people management skills along with your technical knowledge and you will be confident in making decisions when faced with challenges. We value your creativity too and you will have the opportunity to help design and create incredible displays to engage our guests.

It is essential the successful candidate holds a full driving license and has access to a vehicle, the position requires you to be on call on a rota basis and being able to get on site within 30 minutes in the case of a call out is essential.

We are looking for the following skills and experience;

  • Proven experience for overseeing, maintaining and developing livestock displays along with promoting public education and awareness in relation to our SEALIFE Breed, Rescue and Protect message
  • Knowledge of fulfilling Zoo license requirements and veterinary inspections to maintain the highest levels of animal welfare and recognise the importance of effective record keeping in this environment
  • Experience of working with both marine and fresh water turtles, tropical marine and ambient species is necessary and a sound understanding of life support systems is essential
  • You must have at least two years’ experience working in the aquarium industry
  • A diving qualification is desirable but not required.
  • Proven Team Management skills with the ability to lead/develop and support our displays team to ensure we achieve excellence in marine management, conservation, preservation and education
  • Proven experience of working in a target driven environment
  • Our ideal candidate will be dynamic, confident, self-motivated with excellent written and verbal communication skills and the drive to succeed
  • Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills
  • Ability to deliver exceptional customer service in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to be flexible/adaptable as per the business operational requirements
  • Intermediate level for the Microsoft Office Suite inclusive of Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Excellent spoken and written Dutch and English is essential

This role is Full Time, Permanent, averaging 40 hours per week and will include weekends and bank holidays as required.

Alongside a competative annual salary and a fantastic Magic Pass giving you access to Merlin's visitor attractions across the globe, you will be joining an incredible global team with scope for development and progression.

SEA LIFE Blankenberge takes each and every one of its visitors on a fascinating tour of aquatic life. Seeing the magic of the deep up close with breath taking displays among the fish, sharks, penguins, beautiful rays and seals, there’s so much more to SEA LIFE. We educate the next generation and we play a huge part in the conservation of some of nature's most beautiful creations.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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