Friday, June 7, 2013

Experienced Mammal Keeper

Experienced Mammal Keeper

Colchester zoo currently has a vacancy for an experienced mammal keeper.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years keeping experience in a recognised organisation and be able to demonstrate a sound working knowledge of animal husbandry. Experience of working with a range of species is highly desirable but not essential for this position as appropriate training will be provided by C.Z. It is expected that applicants will have an animal related qualification at Diploma level or above such as the DMZAA (ANCMZA) or similar.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day management and presentation of enclosures covering all aspects of animal husbandry whilst working under the supervision of senior staff, and reporting directly to the deputy-head and head of sections respectively. You will be expected to assist and at other times lead animal presentations/talks to visitors; therefore a friendly confident manner and good public speaking skills are required for this position.

This is a full time position working 5 days per week on a 7 day rota so will include weekends and public holidays.

Please send your CV and covering letter to Human Resources, Colchester Zoo Ltd., Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex CO3 0SL

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