Friday, June 3, 2011

Experienced Keeper

Experienced Keeper

Marwell Wildlife is a registered charity dedicated to the conservation of biodiversity and other natural resources.

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Keeper to work on a mixed species section. Roles and responsibilities will include ensuring high standards of animal welfare, health and animal husbandry at all times and keeping daily checks and records.

You will be responsible for caring for the animals on your section with minimal supervision from the Section Manager, ensuring animal houses are maintained to specified standards whilst engaging with guests and enhancing their experience at Marwell Wildlife.

Applicants will need to have a minimum of three year’s practical experience of looking after and working with exotic animals in a professional capacity, hold 5 GCSE’s or equivalent and the Diploma in the Management of Zoo and Aquarium Animals (previously known as the ANCMZA) or equivalent and have a full driving licence valid for the UK.

The successful candidate will be able to work well as part of a team, have the ability to use their initiative, display interest and commitment to animal welfare and conservation and must possess strong verbal communication skills.

Please visit our website for full details and an application form. A Marwell Wildlife application form must be completed to be considered for this role.

Closing Date: 1 pm 14 June

Interviews: 22 June

Successful applicants for vacancies with Marwell Wildlife may be required to have a Criminal Records Bureau check as a condition of employment.

Colden Common, Winchester, Hants, SO21 1JH. Registered charity number 275433.


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