Full Time Permanent

General Assistant

Dublin Zoo

Job Description

Dublin Zoo holds the prestigious position of being ‘Ireland’s Number One Fee Paying Family Attraction’ having welcomed in excess of one million visitors each year.

Our purpose is to save wildlife and inspire a passion for nature – one person, one family at a time.

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic General Assistant Grade 1 to work within our Horticultural Team at Dublin Zoo.

The position involves being responsible for looking after the plants of Dublin Zoo, ensuring that the Zoo has a wide variety of plants in good condition and involves regular activities such as planting, pruning and weed killing.

The successful General Assistant will have a great work ethic and a passion for horticulture.

They will be able to demonstrate a good knowledge and understanding of general gardening techniques, will have a minimum of one year experience working in a medium to large size garden or recognised Horticultural organisation and will also have a Horticultural qualification in a recognised educational establishment.

Applicants must be over 18 years of age and have, as a minimum, a clean provisional driving licence.

Applications should be made no later than 5pm on Monday 27th February 2023