Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Senior Keeper - Paradise Wildlife Park

Senior Keeper - Paradise Wildlife Park

A vacancy has arisen for a senior keeper at Paradise Wildlife Park

-Join an enthusiastic team

-Person with at least 5 years general zoo experience

-Oversee all areas – Assistant to Head Keeper

-General Husbandry, diets and feed, enrichment, rotas, breeding programme etc

-Training animals and assisting the team -To be confident to deliver PWP Experiences / Tours / Keeper Talks (Training given)

-Assisting with rotas and assisting others

-Driving Company Vehicles (Full clean licence)

-Movement of animals on and off site – Import and Export

-Represent the company at meetings and conferences

-Get involved with the collection, breeding, EEP’s etc

-Diaries and Animal records – ARCS/Zims

-Assisting with general maintenance; General upkeep of enclosures, painting and outside of enclosures

-Assisting on Vet days, carrying out medication

-Gun Licence and fire arms training

-HR, Personnel responsibilities

-Must have animal management qualifications

-Progression training; e.g. Management, ZIMs etc

-Full PWP Animal Park Uniform

-6 day rota, paid monthly 25th each month, statutory holiday and SSP sick pay

-Due to the nature of the business and the duty of care to our animals, a flexibility to hours is essential

Please send CV and Covering Letter to Lynn Whitnall, Director either by post or email:

Paradise Wildlife Park
White Stubbs Lane
EN10 7QA

Closing date Tue 31st Aug 2010.

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