Saturday, May 29, 2010

Keeper or Trainee Keeper - Herps and Inverts

Keeper or Trainee Keeper
Reptiles, Amphibians and Invertebrates

Marwell Wildlife is a registered charity dedicated to the conservation of biodiversity and other natural resources.

We are currently looking to recruit a Keeper or Trainee Keeper to work within our Reptile, Amphibian and Invertebrate department. Roles and responsibilities will include ensuring high standards of animal welfare, health and animal husbandry at all times and keeping daily checks and records.

Applicants will need to have previous experience in the husbandry of such species, ideally working in a zoological collection, hold 5 GCSE’s or equivalent and a full driving licence valid for the UK. The Advanced National Certificate in the Management of Zoo Animals or equivalent qualification is essential at Keeper level, however applicants who do not hold this will be considered at Trainee Keeper grade.

The successful candidate will be able to work well as part of a team, have the ability to use their initiative, display interest and commitment to animal welfare and conservation, and must possess strong verbal communication skills as talking to members of the public is an essential part of the role.

Grade and salary will be dependent upon qualifications and experience. Please visit our website for full details and an application form.

Closing Date: 9 June 2010 Successful applicants for vacancies with Marwell Wildlife may be required to have a Criminal Records Bureau check as a condition of employment.

Marwell Wildlife, Colden Common, Winchester, SO21 1JH. Registered Charity No 275433

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