£15307 - £20169
Based at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, Bedfordshire
ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is currently looking for a trainer/presenter for its dynamic and high-profile, natural behaviour displays. Working with a diverse range of species, ranging from Eagles, Owls, Buzzards and Falcons to Macaws, Amazons and toucan; the successful applicant will work with all aspects of the care, enrichment, training and presentation of the animals used in the displays.
The ideal candidate will have a proven record of flying and training a range of birds of prey, experience of working with trained non-domestic animals, and an appropriate animal management qualification eg ANCMZA or DMZAA. Good communication skills, enthusiasm and self- motivation are essential. Preference will be given to those with experience of speaking in public. You must be presentable in appearance, flexible in your approach, totally reliable, and be able to work effectively both within a team and on your own when the need arises. You will also need a full driving licence.
To apply, please send a full CV including a covering letter detailing your suitability for the above position to:
Human Resources Department, ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, Whipsnade, Nr
Dunstable. Beds LU6 2LF or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications is:
Monday 18th March 2013
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