Thursday, May 26, 2011


Salary £20,913 per annum

Applications are invited for the position of Assistant Curator for Mammals. Reporting to the Senior Curator of Animals, this is a hands-on position with the post holder being responsible for the daily care and supervision of the Zoo’s mammal collection as well as supervising the staff involved with their care. There will also be some Curatorial duties as directed by the Senior Curator of Animals.

The position is to cover maternity leave working 80 hours per fortnight as part of the departmental 14 day rota.

The successful applicant will have excellent knowledge of mammal husbandry and captive breeding protocols and will lead a 13 person team. This team has overall responsibility for the daily care of the Zoo’s varied collection of mammals.

The successful applicant will be educated to at least GCSE level, including English and a biological science and hold the Diploma in the Management of Zoo and Aquarium Animals (previously known as ANCMZA) or its equivalent. The ability to supervise staff is essential and having a general knowledge of the conservation and educational roles of zoos is desirable.

A copy of the full job description and person specification can be found on our web site 

To apply for this position please send a covering letter and full C.V. to: Sarah Eason, Bristol Zoo Gardens, Clifton, Bristol BS8 3HA or email closing date for applications is 3.00 pm on Monday, 6th June 2011, clearly mark your applications ‘ACM application’.

Bristol Zoo Gardens reserves the right to close any of its vacancies early.


Please Mention
 Zoo News Digest
should you apply for this post

For regular updated Zoo News, Views, Reviews and Vacancies please visit
 Zoo News Digest

Please Visit
The Zoo Professionals Book Store
if you are looking for a book. This is an Amazon affiliate and you will get a good deal

 you can subscribe to the largest and longest established zoo related ezine
by clicking

To advertise in Zoo News Digest please see HERE 

Money for Free
If you can write, you can earn. Write about what you like or what you know about. Build up a passive income which will earn you money daily. No catch, no charge. Click on the link below and you could start earning today


No comments: