Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Trainee Animal Keeper

Trainee Animal Keeper

Trainee Animal Keeper Vacancy on the Lower Vertebrate and Invertebrate Department

A unique opportunity has arisen with the Lower Vertebrate and Invertebrate department for a part-time trainee keeper. We are looking for a recent graduate in biological sciences. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake basic animal husbandry duties as a fundamental part of the post, but will also have opportunities to develop research ability.

Some prior experience within zoos is desirable but not essential as training will be given, however research skills are required. You will also be computer literate and have an understanding of statistical packages.

For a full job description and application form please contact Paignton Zoo, Totnes Road, Paignton, Devon, TQ4 7EU or email info@paigntonzoo.org.uk.

To apply, please send a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role, CV and completed application form to:

Michael Bungard
Curator of Lower Vertebrates and Invertebrates
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
Totnes Road
or email
Closing date: 11th January 2013

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