Friday, April 11, 2014

Technician – Animal Management Centre

Technician – Animal Management Centre
£15,075 - £18,290 (dependent upon qualifications)

The post holder will work under the direction of the Animal Management Centre (AMC) Curator in undertaking the management and husbandry of a variety of reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates.  The department participates in a number of breeding programmes and staff are driven to achieve the highest possible standards of animal welfare.  Working with teaching and learning staff the post holder will provide practical support, and supervision to students in practical subjects both on an individual and group basis, ensuring provision is learner focused, to achieve exemplary standards in animal welfare, teaching and the overall presentation of the AMC.
Candidates should be educated to at least level 2 in a relevant vocational subject and be able to demonstrate a professional track record of work within the animal management industry, preferably in an accredited animal collection.  A flexible approach to a varied workload with a real enthusiasm for the animals you will be working with would be an advantage.The post holder will be required to work weekends on a rotational basis.
This post is based at the Sparsholt campus.
Closing Date: 28 April 2014

Application packs are available from:
Human Resources, Sparsholt College Hampshire, Winchester SO21 2NF
24 hour recruitment line: 01962 797438.

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