Friday, October 14, 2011

Overseer Mammal Section

Overseer Mammal Section
Salary £18,870 per annum

There is a full time vacancy for an experienced mammal keeper at Bristol Zoo Gardens. This is a supervisory role that will support the section’s Curators.

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

You 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). The ability to supervise staff and having a general knowledge of the conservation and educational roles of zoos is also desirable.

This is a full time permanent position working 80 hours per fortnight as part of the departmental 14 day rota.

For a copy of the job description, person specification and details on how to apply for this role please visit

The closing date for this position is 12.00 pm on Friday, 28th October 2011. Interviews are likely to be held on Thursday and Friday 3rd and 4th November.


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