SECTION HEAD LARGE MAMMALS - ANIMAL DEPARTMENT BLACKPOOL ZOO
Blackpool Zoo is currently looking to fill a key position within its Animal Department.
In return we offer a competitive salary, pension scheme and the opportunity to further your career within the zoological world.
Subsidised single occupancy (on site) accommodation is available with this
post, if required.
SECTION HEAD LARGE MAMMALS
Blackpool Zoo is looking for an experienced Section Head, to oversee the day to day running and future development of its Large Mammal Section within the zoo.
As well as being responsible for your section, you will also be part of the Senior Animal Management team within the zoo. In this role, you will help to develop and move forward, the animal department in a new and exciting time within Blackpool Zoo’s history.
You will need to be hard working, physically fit, enthusiastic and reliable. A minimum of 5 years zoo keeping experience, plus proven people management skills and the Zoo Animal Management course, or equivalent, are essential.
Blackpool Zoo is ideally and conveniently located on the outskirts of the "UK most popular holiday resort". Less than a 5 minute drive from the M55 motorway, the zoos site is also easily accessible from numerous rural villages in the surrounding area. The zoo itself is situated in a well established green belt area of the town and is only a 10 minute drive away from the town centre, which offers a veritable feast of nightlife, entertainment and shopping as well as the famous Golden Mile coastline.
Blackpool can genuinely offer "something for everyone", from singles to families, yet, within an hour drive of this vibrant town you can be in the Lake District, Manchester or even the Yorkshire Dales
The closing date for all applications is the28th February 2009.
Please apply, in writing enclosing a full CV and quoting the reference number of the post you wish to apply for, to:
Personnel Department, Blackpool Zoo, East Park Drive, Blackpool, FY3 8PP
For full details please go to http://www.zoonewsdigest.com
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