Thursday, July 22, 2010

Experienced Animal Keeper - BRISTOL ZOO GARDENS



Experienced Animal Keeper

Salary £16,122 per annum

There is a full time vacancy for an experienced reptile keeper at Bristol Zoo Gardens. This is an experienced keeper position reporting to the Curator of Reptiles and Amphibians.

The successful applicant will have a good working knowledge of reptiles and will have at least three years experience of working with zoo animals. Having some practical knowledge of the husbandry of amphibians will be an advantage.

The successful applicant will be educated to at least GCSE level, including English and a biological science and hold the City & Guilds Certificate in Zoo Animal Management (or equivalent). Having a general knowledge of the conservation and educational roles of zoos is also desirable.

A copy of the job description and person specification for this role are available on our web site

To apply for this position please send a covering letter and full C.V. to: Mrs Sarah Eason Bristol Zoo Gardens, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3HA or email

Closing date for applications is 3.00 pm on Friday, 6th August 2010. Interviews will be held in the week commencing 10th August 2010. Please clearly mark your application ‘SRK application’


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