Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Experienced Keeper

Experienced Keeper



Port Lympne Wild Animal Park near Hythe, Kent is recruiting for an experienced

Animal Keeper whose time will be divided between various animal sections in the park.


  The position requires an enthusiastic, self motivated person with experience working within a mainstream wild animal collection. The successful applicant will be required to work with a range of animals including gorillas, tapirs, deer and antelope. Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, with its sister park Howletts, has the largest collection of gorillas in the world and runs two gorilla reintroduction projects in protected National Parks in West Africa.


This is a physically demanding position so candidates must be physically fit, self motivated and have a genuine interest in conservation and wildlife. A valid driving licence is essential and a firearms licence, animal related qualification or relevant experience would be advantageous.


This is a full time permanent position. Working 40 hours a week, five days out of seven 8.00am to 5.00pm possibly including weekends and bank holidays. On site accommodation may be available.




To apply: email your C.V. and covering letter to personnel@aspinallfoundation.org

or send to Ms Maxine Horn, Human Resources Department, Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, Lympne, Nr. Hythe, Kent, CT21 4PD.



Closing date for applications: 27th February 2013



Please visit our website: http://www.aspinallfoundation.org to find out more about us.


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