Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Animal Keeper

Animal Keeper


(lets you know what employers are looking for)

Howletts Wild Animal Park is part of a charity based organisation committed to protecting rare and endangered animals from extinction through captive breeding and reintroduction programmes. We are proud to be the home of one of the world’s most prized wild animal collections.

We are looking to recruit a Floating Animal Keeper whose time will be divided between the five animal sections in the park.

Applicants must be physically fit and prepared to work weekends and bank holidays. Ideally (but not essential) you will have previous experience in a zoo/animal collection or be newly qualified with some form of animal management qualification, as you will be required to work with a broad range of species including Cats, elephants, ungulates and primates. You will have very high standards of enclosure/food preparation cleanliness, have great verbal and written communications skills and be comfortable giving information talks to the public. Tractor and trailer driving skills desirable.

Normally working 40 hours a week, five days out of seven 8.00am to 5.00pm you will be required to work overtime as and when needed.

To apply:

Please send a full CV and covering letter to: Sharon Bell, Human Resources, Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, Port Lympne, Nr. Hythe, Kent CT21 4PD Or E-mail: personnel@aspinallfoundation.net

Closing Date: 28th February 2012


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