Thursday, July 4, 2013

Mammal Keeper

Mammal Keeper
Permanent position working 80 hours per fortnight
Salary range £14,326 - £16,830 per annum, depending on qualifications

Bristol Zoo Gardens is recruiting for the position of Animal Keeper on our Mammal Section.  This is a permanent position working 80 hours per fortnight as part of the departmental 14 day rota which will include weekends and bank holidays.

The successful applicant will be an experienced mammal keeper and must have at least two years’ full time experience of working with a variety of mammal species, great ape experience would be an advantage.  Applicants should be educated to at least GCSE level to include English and a biological science.  Holding the Diploma in the Management of Zoo and Aquarium Animals – DMZAA (previously known as ANCMZA) would also be an advantage.  The successful applicant will be expected to study for this diploma if they do not already hold this qualification.

To apply for this position visit our web site for a copy of the job description, person specification and application form.

Complete the application form (do not send in a cv or any other documentation) and send to Mrs Sarah Eason, Payroll/HR Administrator, Bristol Zoo Gardens, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3HA.  Please clearly mark your envelope ‘BZG210M application’ ensuring that you have paid sufficient postage, we will not collect any that have been undelivered due to lack of postage. Email applications will not be accepted under any circumstances.   The closing date for this position is 1.00 pm on Friday, 12th July 2013. Interviews will take place on Friday, 19th July 2013.

Bristol Zoo Gardens reserves the right to close this vacancy early.  Due to the expected number of applications we will only be contacting those shortlisted for interview.

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