Sunday, October 6, 2013

Experienced/Senior Keeper – Mammals

Experienced/Senior Keeper – Mammals

Permanent position
Salary Range - £17,500 - £17,850 per annum

Bristol Zoo Gardens has a vacancy for an Experienced/Senior Keeper working on the mammal section. This position is permanent 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 will have at least three years experience of working with zoo animals. Having some practical knowledge of the husbandry of small nocturnal mammals will be an advantage.

The successful applicant will 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) or equivalent. The ability to work within a team and having a general knowledge of the conservation and educational roles of zoos is also desirable.

A copy of the job description, person specification and application form can be found on our web site

If after reading the job description and person specification you think you have all the qualities we are looking for, please complete and return the application form to Mrs Sarah Eason, HR Department, Bristol Zoo Gardens, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3HA.  Please do not include a CV or any extra pages these will be disregarded.  Please clearly mark your envelope ‘BZG210SM’ application ensuring that you have paid sufficient postage, we will not collect any that have been undelivered.  Email applications will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications is 3.00 pm on Friday, 18th October 2013. 

Bristol Zoo Gardens reserves the right to close any of its vacancies early

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