Thursday, May 26, 2011

Experienced/Senior Keeper – Mammals

Experienced/Senior Keeper – Mammals
Temporary position – covering Maternity Leave
Salary Range - £15045 - £16,830 per annum

Bristol Zoo Gardens has a vacancy for an Experienced/Senior Keeper working on the mammal section. This position is to cover maternity leave working 80 hours per fortnight as part of the departmental 14 day rota, which will include weekends and bank holidays.

The successful applicant will be an experienced mammal keeper and will have at least three years experience of working with zoo animals. Having some practical knowledge of the husbandry of small nocturnal mammals will be an advantage.

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 - DMZAA (previously known as ANCMZA) or equivalent. The ability to work within a team and 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 position are available from our web site

To apply for this position please send a covering letter and full CV to Sarah Eason, Payroll/HR Assistant, Bristol Zoo Gardens, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3HA or email  closing date for application is 3.00 pm on Monday, 6th June 2011.

If you have recently applied for our unqualified/qualified animal keeper vacancy please do not apply for this position.

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


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