Friday, May 25, 2012

Technician – Zoo Animal

Technician – Zoo Animal


The College is seeking to appoint a Technician – Zoo Animal to contribute to the Animal Studies department. 

The successful applicant will be responsible, alongside the senior technician, for the daily husbandry and care of the animals housed in the “zoo animal” section of the College’s animal centre. It is essential that the successful applicant is competent in working with the species that are currently housed at the College (Emu, Rhea, Wallaby, Mara, Prevost squirrel) and those species that the College is looking to acquire in the near future (Otter, Meerkat, Scottish wildcat, Red squirrel, Lemur and various avian species). You must be prepared to undertake further training and CPD to extend your knowledge to other species that the college may acquire.

You will join a friendly team of experienced staff and will be offered training and development to build upon existing qualifications and experiences.

The successful applicant must be able to act on their own initiative whilst working to guidelines, protocols and quality standards as set out by the College and the zoo industry and posses a desire to work with young people in a lively environment and have the necessary motivation and aspiration to progress and develop themselves within the department.

For further details and an application pack, please contact the Human Resources Department on:

Closing date: 8 June 2012          

BCA is committed to equal opportunities for all whilst safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students; all posts are subject to CRB checks.


Hall Place, Burchetts Green,
Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 6QR
Tel: 01628 827509

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