Friday, May 28, 2010

Elephant Keeper - Based at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

circa £20,000 pa
Based at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, Bedfordshire

ZSL is looking for an Elephant Keeper to join their world class Elephant Team based at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire

The successful candidate must:

 Have a proven track record of working with Elephants and be familiar with all aspects of elephant management 

 Supervised and developed staff and work experience students.

 Attained the ANC in the Management of Zoo Animals or equivalent, or be prepared to undertake the 3 year Animal Management Course.

 Good communication skills, enthusiasm and an outgoing and friendly personality in order to communicate with visitors on a one-to-one basis and in front of a large audience.

 Be flexible both in approach to work and working hours.

 Be totally reliable, and be able to work effectively within a well disciplined team

 Have a full driving licence

To apply, please send a full CV including a covering letter detailing your suitability for the above position to: Human Resources Department, ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, Whipsnade, Nr Dunstable. Beds LU6 2LF or email

Closing date for applications is: Friday 11 June 2010

The Zoological Society of London is a registered Charity. No: 208728

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