Captive Animal Manager - Slimbridge
37.5 Hours per week
£20,453 - £21,529 pa
The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is the largest international wetland conservation charity in the UK. Our mission is to promote, protect and develop wetlands and their wildlife. WWT operates nine visitor centres in the UK aimed at bringing people closer to wetland wildlife.
The Slimbridge Centre is looking for a Captive Animal Manager to take responsibility for the care, husbandry and breeding of our captive mammal species within the Centre and to maintain the horticultural and general maintenance of their exhibits. You will develop and implement a programme of daily talks/presentations for visitors and supervise the non-aviculture exhibits including Toad Hall and The Tropical House.
The successful candidate will be educated to A-Level standard or equivalent with practical experience of working with mammals including a knowledge of husbandry and breeding techniques. The ability to manage a small team is essential.
To apply for this position please visit our website at www.wwt.org.uk to download an application pack. Alternatively you can email firstname.lastname@example.org or write to HR Department, WWT Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, GL2 7BT
Closing date for applications is 15th August 2008.
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