Tuesday, April 2, 2013



£18,939 p.a. (inc. allowances)

ZSL London Zoo is a part of the Zoological Society of London, a charity dedicated to the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats. We are currently looking for a Trainee Keeper, who will initially be based on one of our mammals section.

You should have hands-on experience of working with animals and be familiar with accepted husbandry practices and standards. You should also have an interest in breeding programmes and conservation. This is a 3 year fixed-term contract and will involve the undertaking and obtaining of the Diploma in the Management of Zoo and Aquarium Animals (DMZAA).

We are looking for candidates with good communication skills, the ability to work within a team and experience of dealing with the public. Hours are 37.5 per week, worked within a roster which includes weekends.

Benefits include an interest free season ticket loan and a subsidised staff restaurant.

To apply, please send a covering letter and CV to ZSL’s Human Resources Department (hr@zsl.org) by the closing date of 18 April 2013.

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