Friday, 24 May 2013

Vacancy at the Umgeni River Bird Park

Bird Show Presenter & Bird Trainer

The Umgeni River Bird Park free-flight bird show has an opening for a Bird Show Presenter & Bird Trainer.
This position is responsible for husbandry and training of the birds in the free-flight show as well as presentation of the show itself.
Further responsibilities include assisting veterinary staff and record keeping. The applicant must be comfortable in a team environment, possess excellent communication skills and be self motivated. The applicant must be able to move heavy objects and be comfortable working in an outdoor environment, year round.
A Grade 12 certificate is a minimum requirement and candidates must have a valid driver’s licence.
Applicant must be young, passionate about conservation, confident and well spoken in English. Any previous experience in animal training or conservation, will be a big advantage to the applicant.
Applicants will be required to work some weekends and public holidays and school holiday’s.

For any further information on this position please contact the Bird Show Manager Mark Jones at
Please send your CVs to the same email address. Please understand that, due to the volume of applications, we cannot always reply to everyone if their application is not successful. We apologise for this in advance.