Saturday, August 9, 2008

Captive Animal Manager - Slimbridge

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 to download an application pack. Alternatively you can email or write to HR Department, WWT Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, GL2 7BT

Closing date for applications is 15th August 2008.

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Please mention you saw the advertisement in ZooNews Digest should you apply for this post

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