We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and passionate person to join our small team as a Living Collections Keeper.

You will assist with the day to day maintenance of the grounds area and the detailed management of the living collection population. This will include feeding, counting, monitoring animal behaviour and pest management and assisting with the delivery of general maintenance duties, such as hedge cutting, strimming, pruning and participating in daily cleaning within all exhibit areas, as well as ensuring compliance with the Zoo Licence Act 1981 and regular updating of the ZIMS software programme.

Educated to GCSE standard or equivalent (A-C including Maths & English), you will have proven experience of working in a similar role/environment and be able to interact effectively with visitors, as a key part of the role will be to engage and inspire our visitors through general day to day contact around the grounds. A current driving license is also essential for this role.

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service
Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
Life assurance
Free parking and secure bike storage area
Cycle to work scheme
Free entry to all our centres

WWT is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered solely on merit.

Closing date:  29th July 2021

Interview date:  11th August 2021

Unless specifically stated, we do not accept CVs for job applications


  • WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre


  • Grounds / Reserve


  • £18,745 per annum

Position type

  • Full Time

Working pattern

  • 37.5 Hours per week – 5 days from 7