Trainee Animal Keeper – Part time
Join our vibrant organisation!
As an action oriented conservation charity, Marwell Wildlife’s desire is to connect people with nature. Through enthusing people about the wonders of the natural world we’re certain they’ll share our passion to conserve it. Our success relies on two key things. The impression we create through our 140 acre zoological park, Marwell Zoo, with its wide array of exotic and endangered species and the family of talented people we employ who share our passion and bring our vision to life.
We are currently looking to recruit a part time, Trainee Animal Keeper. Working 16 hours per week over 2 days, responsibilities will include ensuring high standards of animal welfare, health and animal husbandry at all times and keeping daily checks and records. Although our Trainee Animal Keepers will work on a variety of different sections, a keen interest in birds would be advantageous for this role.
The successful candidate will be able to work well as part of a team, have the ability to use their initiative and possess strong verbal communication skills, as talking to members of the public is an essential part of the role.
Applicants must hold 5 GCSE’s or equivalent and have a demonstrable interest & enthusiasm for animal conservation, management & welfare.
If you would like to join our unique and vibrant organisation and become part of our Marwell Family, please visit our website, marwell.org.uk for a full candidate brief and our electronic application form. This application form must be completed for you to be considered for this role.
Closing Date: Monday 7th April 2014
Successful applicants for vacancies with Marwell Wildlife may be required to have a DBS check as a condition of employment.
Marwell Wildlife is an equal opportunities employer.
Colden Common, Winchester, Hants, SO21 1JH. Registered charity number 275433. marwell.org.uk
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