Friday, April 19, 2013

Qualified Animal Keeper

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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 are recruiting for a Qualified Animal Keeper to join the animal management team at Marwell. Our Qualified Keepers must have a strong generalist background with zoological experience as they may be required to work on a variety of sections. On this occasion however, an interest and previous experience with ungulates would also be an advantage.

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:  Thursday 2nd May 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 Disclosure & Barring Service check as a condition of employment.

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

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