Tuesday, March 19, 2013






(African Elephants)


 Port Lympne Wild Animal Park has a vacancy for an experienced Elephant Keeper capable of taking on the responsibilities and duties that the role of Deputy Head of Section demands. 

Applicants must have gained experience in all aspects of elephant husbandry and have gained significant experience working with captive elephants.
You will need excellent written and oral communications skills, team leadership skills and the ability to motivate and develop the performance of section staff. Strong organisational and time management skills coupled with the ability to effectively manage the working time of keepers on the section is essential as is a valid manual driving licence.   
You will be expected to make appropriate short-term husbandry decisions regarding the feeding, movement and treatment of elephants; assist the Section Manager to maintain the sections records and paperwork; carry out risk assessments; and run the section in the absence of the Section Manager.
Ideally you will posses or be willing to obtain a recognised zoo qualification, be comfortable giving talks to the public and have the confidence to represent the company in the media. 


To apply: email your C.V. and covering letter to personnel@aspinallfoundation.org 
or send to Human Resources Department, Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, Lympne, Nr. Hythe, Kent, CT21 4PD.
Closing date for applications: 31st March 2013
Please visit our website: http://www.aspinallfoundation.org to find out more about us.
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