Monday, April 19, 2010

Giraffe Keeper


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 are currently recruiting for a Giraffe Keeper. Applicants should have proven zoo experience of working with Giraffes 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.

Previous experience in Microsoft Office packages is desirable. The applicant should also have a full driving license and be prepared to work weekends and bank holidays in a roster system.

Salary is £14,171.04 initially, rising to £15,745.60 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 7th May 2010.

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