Reptilia is Canada's largest indoor reptile zoo and education centre. Located in Vaughan, Ontario, we are a 364 day/year facility and a popular indoor attraction with schools, families and tourists.
We are currently seeking an individual to perform animal entertainment shows in front of large crowds. The successful candidate must be skilled in public speaking and handling animals. Scripts for the shows will be provided. The role will consist of performing between 3-6 1/2hr shows each day. In between shows the candidate will be expected to form a large variety of tasks from animal care and zoo tours to photos.
The Ideal Candidate:
Has an ingratiating and charismatic manner, with an outgoing personality
Has no fear of crowds no matter the size
Relates well to kids and their parents.
Clear and audible speaking voice
Has had acting experience
Has had experience and/or is at ease with handling reptiles (colubrid snakes, small-medium lizards, baby alligators)
Has a working knowledge of reptiles and a strong drive to learn more.
Can perform under pressure and in an extremely busy environment
Is available 10:30am-4:30pm every Saturday and Sunday. Beneficial to have availability on holidays and PD days as well.
Has a valid Vulnerable Sector Screening or agrees to obtain one if chosen as the successful
Please send a resume and cover letter via email. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those being considered for the position will be contacted.