PUY DU FOU NEDERLAND - FALCONER (H/F)

OBJECTIVES : Twice awarded best theme park of the world and second largest theme park in France, Puy du Fou is extending its activities abroad. In this context, Puy du Fou is operating a live show in Netherlands since 2013, in partnership with a leading theme park in Europe.

Puy du Fou Nederland is looking for a passionate and motivated Falconer who, under the authority of the show manager, would like to participate in the development of our show.

 

üMISSIONS AND TASKS
• Perform daily chores with birds
• Help restart falconry at the start of the season.
• Help in the recovery of birds in March
• Train the birds for the show
• Assist the veterinarian referent in care
• Ensure the well-being of birds
• Take part in the show
• Participate in the preparation of the show (weighing birds, etc.)
• Participate in the general maintenance of the site
• Respect the use of PPE
• Prepare bird food
• Participate in bird sharpening
• Clean cages and aviaries in the presence of raptors

üREQUIRED PROFILE
• Experience: 0 to 5 years of experience in falconry
• Work in a team, have a good interpersonal skills
• Passionate about birds, have a sense of approach to animals
• Responsive, rigorous, diplomatic
• Great capacity for concentration and resistance to stress
• Good physical condition, outdoor work, versatility
• Respect for punctuality
• Fluent in Dutch and English, solid knowledge in French.

üPRACTICAL ASPECTS :
• Type of contract: Fixed-term contract (10 months), work on weekends and public holidays
• Expected starting date: 1st March 2021 
• Location : Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands