Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Elephant Keeper

Elephant Keeper

Woburn Safari Park is currently looking to recruit a full time Elephant Keeper to join the team. Woburn’s Elephant Herd consists of 1.3 Asian Elephants managed primarily in free contact. Previous experience of working with elephants is preferred however not essential. Duties will include daily husbandry and management of the elephants including training, washing and exercising. The successful applicant will be required to work as part of a close knit team, demonstrating, good communication skills required for regular elephant presentations and special experiences.

The ideal candidate would be required to have the following;

• Experience of working elephants in free contact

• Able to supervise and develop work experience students

• Flexible approach to work and working hours

• Work well within a team

• Current full driving license

To apply for this post please submit your CV and covering letter either by post to Lisa Santer - Animal Admin Officer, C/O Personnel Department, The Bedford Estates, Bedford Office, Woburn, Milton Keynes, MK17 9PQ.

Alternatively email your application to

Closing date: Midday 12th October 2012

Interviews: Week Commencing 15th October 2012



Previous applicants need not apply

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