Friday, July 2, 2010

Animal Keeper - Living Coasts

Animal Keeper - Living Coasts

Living Coasts, Torquay’s Coastal Zoo, is looking for a keeper with aquarist experience to become part of the animal collection team. You will initially work on the fish, invertebrate and seal section but also be trained as an integral part of the keepering team looking after a range of birds, fish, invertebrates and mammals.

You will have some experience in the operation and maintenance of life support systems and have a good understanding of the health and welfare issues relating to managing fish collections.

With an Advanced National Certificate in the Management of Zoo Animals you will also need to be a capable communicator as all animal staff give talks and demonstrations as an integral part of their work.

To apply for this position please send your CV with a covering letter detailing your suitability to: Elaine Hayes, Director, Living Coasts, Harbourside, Beacon Quay, Torquay TQ1 2BG or to:

Closing date: 17th July 2010
Interview w/c 28th July

Living Coasts is an education and conservation charity dedicated to preserving our global wildlife heritage. Registered Charity Number 1099076.

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