Monday, May 30, 2011

Experienced Zoo Keeper

Experienced Zoo Keeper
Flamingo Land Zoo

Closing date: 10th June 2011

Flamingo Land zoological department is looking for an experienced zoo keeper to join our team. Flamingo Land is one of the leading tourist attractions in the UK, attracting more than 1.4 million visitors each year. The zoo is in an exciting phase of development that has recently seen the creation of a number of themed zoogeographic areas and the development of the education and conservation departments. The successful candidate will initially be focused on the giraffe, hippo, rhino, zebra, camel, oryx, South America and Australia areas. There will also be an opportunity to be trained on other animal sections within the zoo. All of our zoo keepers are encouraged to participate in a range of activities which include research, environmental enrichment and education.

The successful candidate will have experience working in a zoological collection and will ideally have passed the Advanced National Certificate in the Management of Zoo Animals. Experience with any of the above mentioned species would be an advantage, but you will receive direct training in the husbandry of these species. The successful candidate will be expected to be very personable and able to communicate well with the visitors, including delivering public talks. The successful candidate will also be enthusiastic, reliable and a good team player.

Interviews will take place during the week beginning the 13th June 2011.

Please send a CV and covering letter (stating the position applied for) before 10th June 2011 to:

Sam de Belle
Head Keeper
Flamingo Land
Kirby Misperton
North Yorkshire
YO17 6UX

01653668287 ext 225


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