in Howletts Wild Animal Park is recruiting for the
full time position of Primate Keeper. Canterbury, Kent
must have a proven track record in a similar position at a recognised
zoological collection. You must possess good all round animal husbandry skills
and be enthusiastic in contributing to the enrichment of the primate species
around the park.
practical and proactive approach, coupled with good organisation and communication
skills and an overall understanding of the role of a modern animal collection
is essential, as is a full clean driving licence.
Only applicants who
fit the above criteria will be considered.
Single person accommodation may be available.
a world class wildlife park run by the international conservation charity The
Aspinall Foundation, and works to support a number of overseas conservation
projects including the Java Primate Project in
Indonesia. We are home to a collection of
around 170 rare and endangered primates, including Javan gibbons, Dusky
langurs, Sulawesi macaques, Pied tamarins and Gelada baboons to name a few.
We have recently
built a rescue and rehabilitation centre in Java where rare Indonesian primates
can be confiscated and taken care of; with a view to either returning them back
to the wild or providing them with a better quality of life. Ultimately,
captive bred animals may also relocate to the centre, providing offspring that
could boost the wild population when reintroduction conditions are right.
an up to date CV along with a covering letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org Or post to:
, Port Lympne Wild Animal Park . Lympne, Kent CT21 4PD
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