Friday, January 25, 2013

Qualified Animal Keeper – Bird Team

Qualified Animal Keeper – Bird Team

 Marwell Wildlife is a registered charity dedicated to the conservation of biodiversity and other natural resources. Our 140 acre zoological park in the heart of Hampshire is home to over 180 exotic and charismatic species in beautiful landscaped surroundings.

We have a position available as a Qualified Animal Keeper on a newly forming bird team at Marwell. This is an exciting time to join us as the team and bird section develops. The position would suit a keeper who has experience working with a variety of bird species including penguins and flamingos.

Roles and responsibilities will include ensuring high standards of animal husbandry at all times and keeping daily checks and records.

Applicants will need to have previous experience in animal husbandry, ideally working in a zoological collection, hold 5 GCSE’s or equivalent and a valid driving licence for the UK. The DMZAA or equivalent qualification is essential at Qualified Keeper level.

The successful candidate will be able to work well as part of a team, have the ability to use their initiative, display interest and commitment to animal welfare and conservation, and must possess strong verbal communication skills as talking to members of the public is an essential part of the role.

Closing Date: Midday on Monday 11th February 2013

Interviews: w/c 18th February 2013

Please visit our website for full details and the Marwell Wildlife electronic application form. The application form must be completed to be considered for this role.

Successful applicants for vacancies with Marwell Wildlife may be required to have a Criminal Records Bureau check as a condition of employment.


Colden Common, Winchester, Hants, SO21 1JH. Registered charity number 275433.


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