There was a nice surprise in store for DZG Safari Shop worker Jo Smith when she bagged the Employee of the Month title. The Customer Services Team Member netted the honour, a certificate and gift vouchers in recognition of her excellent customer service skills and for coming into work at short notice when needed. The … Continue reading Great job Jo!
Senior Keeper and mum-to-be Laura Robbins has been named Employee of the Month and celebrated the top title with tapir mum Meena. Laura, who joined DZG 14 years ago and works part-time, won praise from staff and visitors for her dedication to the job and for making animal experiences so enjoyable for participants. Zoo Director … Continue reading Top job Laura!
Part-time receptionist Claire Phillpotts has been named Employee of the Month for the wonderful way she helps people who contact DZG. And zoo bosses came up with the purr-fect way to thank the animal-mad mum-of-three from Birmingham, by giving her chance to get up close to our stunning snow leopard, Taïga. Claire was nominated for … Continue reading Purr-fect performance Claire
DZG’s Laura Partridge has been handed the Employee of the Month title for her continued dedication despite having broken her arm. The 28-year-old Customer Services Team Member from Tipton, who works with our Little Keepers for the day, in Lorikeet Lookout, in the Farm Barn, the beach and on the chairlift, won praise for working … Continue reading Great going Laura!
Keeper Josh Luxton was a popular choice for this month’s Employee of the Month award after receiving multiple nominations. The 24-year-old got great feedback from visitors participating in meet and greet experiences and won praise for helping the media and marketing team promote the zoo. In May, his Facebook Live broadcast to celebrate our young … Continue reading Great work Josh!
DZG Marketing Assistant Louise Curtis did such a grand job of co-ordinating a toddlers’ trek that she’s walked away with a top title. Kingswinford mum-of-two Louise, who has worked here for nearly 11 years, was named Employee of the Month after managing the two-day Barnardo’s Big Toddle last month and taking on extra responsibilities in … Continue reading Louise takes top title
Congratulations to our high-flying bird keeper Kriss Pearson who has been recognised for his fundraising efforts and presentation skills. The 25-year-old, who regularly presents the birds of prey display in the Castle Courtyard, has been named Employee of the Month after being put forward for the honour by zoo managers, a visitor and an official … Continue reading Kriss is a high flyer
DZG’s Chris Leeson has clinched our employee of the month title for his animal campaign work and helping run our stores. The 26-year-old Conservation Officer, who has been at the zoo for four years, was nominated by several members of the management team and a keeper on our birds section. As well as raising awareness … Continue reading Cracking job Chris!
Our latest Employee of the Month, Langan Turner, came to the aid of some visitors who braved a blizzard to get to DZG. The Education Presenter, who gives daily talks, runs school workshops and looks after our small animals in the Discovery Centre, was nominated for the award by several members of the zoo team … Continue reading Langan’s a star!
There’s a treat in store for DZG storeman Mick Young who has been voted employee of the month. The hardworking storeman was put forward for the honour by Zoo Manager Matt Lewis after staying behind after work to help our maintenance team. Mick, who has worked at the zoo for three years, helped finish building … Continue reading Pick of the bunch!