Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Floating Keeper

Howletts Floating Keeper

Howletts Wild Animal Park in Canterbury, Kent is recruiting for an experienced
Floating Animal Keeper whose time will be divided between the five
animal sections in the park. Howletts Wild Animal Park is renowned for its collections of primates and large mammals.

The position requires an enthusiastic, self motivated person with experience working within a mainstream wild animal collection as they will be required to work with a broad range of species including carnivores, elephants, ungulates and primates.

This is a demanding position so candidates must be physically fit, self motivated and have a genuine interest in conservation and wildlife. A valid driving licence is required, a firearms licence and general knowledge of practical enclosure maintenance would be advantageous.

Working 40 hours a week, five days out of seven 8.00am to 5.00pm including weekends and bank holidays.

To apply:

Please send a full CV and covering letter to:

Or post to: Human Resources, Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, Lympne, Hythe, Kent CT21 4PD.

All applicants must have right to work in the UK.

Closing Date: Friday 23rd May 2014

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