A position has become available for the post of Cover Keeper at Newquay Zoo. The post requires a hardworking, dedicated, enthusiastic and reliable individual, who will be expected to work on their own initiative and as part of a team, and be committed to the ongoing development of the zoo.
The ideal candidate should possess at least 2 years animal keeping experience and will have preferably completed, and passed, the Advanced National Certificate in the Management of Zoo Animals.
Duties will include attending to the husbandry requirements of a variety of animals, predominantly with ungulates and carnivores, as directed by a Senior Keeper or the Head Keeper. Daily observations of individual animals, completion of relevant records, and having the ability to answer visitors’ questions as required, in a courteous and informative manner, are fundamental for this position.
The closing date for applications is the 23rd February 2014.
Please apply, in writing, enclosing a full CV and covering letter to:-
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