employee of the month

Congrats Kriss!

Well Done to Senior Keeper, Kriss Pearson, who has been awarded the top honour in our reinstated Employee of the Month scheme. The bird keeper has been commended by the zoo’s management team after receiving great feedback from visitors about his knowledge and enthusiasm for our newest arrival, Zeus the Southern Cassowary. Birds Section Leader Continue reading Congrats Kriss!

Mum's the word!

We’re saying Thank You to Senior Keeper Laura Robbins, who’s been named our Employee of the Month for providing surrogate care for our baby joey. Mum-of-three Laura stepped in to provide round-the-clock care for young wallaby, Barney, after his mum died while still nursing him in her pouch. Curator Richard Brown, who nominated Laura, said: Continue reading Mum’s the word!

Brilliant Becky!

Congratulations to Customer Services Team Member, Becky Perry, who’s been named our latest Employee of the Month. Becky, who has worked here for the last four years, has been helping office staff over recent weekends to answer phone calls and her friendly telephone manner in answering visitor queries has impressed the zoo’s management team. Marketing Continue reading Brilliant Becky!

Congrats Claire!

We’re congratulating Trainee Keeper Claire Williams who’s been awarded our latest Employee of the Month prize. The ungulates keeper was awarded a certificate and gift vouchers after impressing our curators with her animal training skills, which recently aided the temporary move of our two red pandas. Assistant Curator Jay Haywood, said: “Claire’s has been working Continue reading Congrats Claire!

Congrats Kriss!

A little bird’s told us Senior Keeper Kriss Pearson has been awarded our Employee of the Month! The bird keeper, who this month marks his 10th year working at DZC, was awarded a certificate and gift vouchers and commended by the management team for his work helping the Media and Marketing Department. Marketing Manager Andrea Continue reading Congrats Kriss!