General Operative - Fixed Term - Fota Wildlife Park

General Operative – Fixed Term

General Operative – Fixed Term

Vacancy for a General Operative

Fota Wildlife Park has a vacancy for a General Operative. This is a full-time fixed term role, and the person appointed will be required to assist in maintaining the Wildlife Park under the direction of the Operations Manager to a high standard and in the best possible manner for site visitors.

Duties Include (but not limited to):

  • Spraying & Weed Control
  • Gathering feed for animals
  • Car Park Management
  • Grass Cutting & Strimming
  • Litter Collection
  • Pruning
  • Cleaning and Tidying
  • Light Civil Works
  • Tree Planting
  • Shrub Planting
  • Operating Parks Tour Train


  • Adhering to the companies’ policies and procedures in relation to all aspects of Health & Safety.
  • Work as part of a team to ensure the quality of work is delivered to an excellent standard and that the work completed is carried out in an efficient and timely manner.


  • Competitive Salary
  • General Hours are 9 –6.
  • Job Type: Fulltime Permanent
  • Uniform Support Scheme & Tax Incentive
  • Training provided in the capacity of Manual Handling, Machinery Training and Health & Safety etc.



  • Full Driving Licence
  • B+E Licence
  • This role will involve the use of machinery and equipment and will include physical exertion (manual handling etc.) on a daily basis.
  • The candidate must be available to work weekends and bank holidays.

Applicants should possess good interpersonal skills, good general skills, be flexible and available to work full time including weekends and enjoy working outdoors and with animals. Previous experience would be an advantage but not essential.


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