Monday, November 7, 2011

Elephant Keeper

Elephant Keeper
Permanent Position

Twycross Zoo – East Midland Zoological Society (TZEMS), the World Primate Centre, has over 1,000 animals and is the most comprehensive collection of primate species and subspecies in the western world. We have exciting plans for developing the Zoo further, continuing our work in conservation of endangered species and providing the very best environment that we can.

A position has become available for an Elephant Keeper to join our existing team caring for our 4 female Asian Elephants, one of whom is currently pregnant. We have a close contact approach to elephant management.

The successful candidate will have solid experience in hands on management of elephants and an animal related qualification. Applicants must have experience of professional Zoo animal care. A proactive and positive approach together with good communication skills and an overall understanding of the role of the modern zoo is essential.

The role is full time, including weekend duties on a rota system. Salary is paid monthly and we provide uniform, 31 days holiday and a 5% employer’s pension contribution.

To apply for this position, please send your CV with a covering letter to

Closing date: Friday 18th November 2011


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: