Living Collections Manager

We are looking to recruit a resourceful individual to manage the living collection area and the collection team at the WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre, supporting WWT’s Visitor Engagement Strategy and specific Llanelli Wetland Centre objectives.

You will also ensure the highest standards of animal welfare in accordance with Zoo Licencing regulations and DEFRA’s Secretary of State’s Standard of Modern Zoo Practice and the WWT’s animal health care team.

The post holder will be responsible for all aviculture, animal management and upkeep and presentation of the living collections area. They will also work closely with other departments to drive operational improvements across the site and achieve an amazing, surprising, inspiring and engaging visitor experience.

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a conservation charity that protects wetlands for wildlife and people. We conserve, restore and create wetlands. We are pioneers in saving wetland wildlife, both in the UK and around the world. At our 10 UK sites around a million visitors a year engage with wetland nature. We work internationally in key global wetland areas, balancing conservation with sustainable livelihoods and influencing national and international conservation policies.

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 car parking and secure bike storage areas
  • 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: 7th March 2021

Interview Date:  17th March 2021

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Key Information


£26,669 per annum


Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust




Full Time




Biodiversity, Conservation, Countryside & Land Management, Ecology, Environment, Nature & Wildlife, Sustainability


Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom

Application Deadline:

7th March 2021 at 11:45pm

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