Thursday, January 23, 2014

Unqualified Animal Keeper

Unqualified Animal Keeper
Full time – 37.5 hours per week, permanent position
Salary £14,613 per annum

Bristol Zoo is proud and excited to take the first step on a journey towards achieving the ultimate goal of the National Wildlife Conservation Park by opening the Wild Place project in July 2013.

Building on and celebrating the natural environment, the Wild Place project is an invigorating setting that brings nature and the woodland to life. This family-led attraction will focus on fun, play and learning with children and adults being inspired to protect threatened habitats on their doorsteps as well as around the globe.

These roles will be part of the animal team and be crucial for ensuring our conservation and wildlife message is top priority, but you will be required to be flexible and assist with wider day to day operating duties as and when necessary.

Knowledge of mammal husbandry and any previous experience of working with species in a professional capacity are essential. Applicants should be educated to at least GCSE level and include English and a biological science. The successful applicant will be expected to study for the DMZAA qualification in Zoo Animal Management.

Visit our website for a copy of the job description, person specification and details on applying for this position. Closing date for applications is 3.00 pm on Thursday, 6th February 2014.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 13th February 2014. Due to the volume of candidates we might receive for this position please be aware this vacancy may close early and if you are do not hear back regarding the interview date then assume you are unsuccessful for this post.

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