Supervisor - Animals
Full time – 37.5 hours per week, permanent position
Salary £17,850 per annum
Bristol Zoo is proud and excited to take the first step on a journey towards achieving the ultimate goal of the National Wildlife Conservation Park by opening Wild Place in the summer of 2013.Building on and celebrating the natural environment, Wild Place will be an invigorating setting that brings nature and the woodland to life. This family-led attraction will focus on fun, play and learning with children and adults being inspired to protect threatened habitats on their doorsteps as well as around the globe.
This role will assist the Operations Manager with general day to day operating duties for the site, and be crucial for ensuring our conservation and wildlife message is a top priority by delivering excellent animal care standards and enrichment on site. You will be required to be flexible and assist with wider day to day operating duties as and when necessary.
The successful applicant will be an experienced mammal keeper and will have experience of working with zoo animals, be educated to at least GCSE level, including English and a biological science, and hold the Diploma in the Management of Zoo and Aquarium Animals - DMZAA (previously known as ANCMZA).
If you are someone who has proven animal management experience in a zoo environment and you are a strong team player, then you might just be the person we are looking for.
Visit our website www.bristolzoo.org.uk for a copy of the job description, person specification and details on applying for this position. Closing date for applications is 5.00 pm on Monday, 6th May 2013.
Interviews will be held on either 15th or 16th May 2013.