Friday, February 26, 2010

Keeper - Twilight Team - Chester Zoo


Chester Zoo is one of the leading zoological collections in Europe with an international reputation for achieving its mission in conservation, research and education.

We currently have a vacancy in our Twilight Team; a diverse section including Jaguars, Bats, Spectacled bears and a variety of small mammals. Applicants should have proven zoo experience of working with Spectacled bears and also have experience with working with operant conditioning in a zoo setting.

Ideally candidates will have a higher education qualification in life sciences (min HND) and/or Animal Management Qualification but this is not essential. Previous experience in Microsoft Office packages and tractor or chain saw qualifications are desirable. The applicant must also have a full driving license and be prepared to work weekends and bank holidays in a roster system.

Salary is £14,002.56 initially, rising to £15,558.40 after satisfactory completion of the probationary period.

For an application form please ring the recruitment line on 01244 389477 or


Closing date for applications is 14th March 2010.
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