Carnivore/Antelope Seasonal Animal Keeper
Knowsley Safari Park
Hours: 5 days over 7, working an average of 40 hours per week
Contract: Seasonal – Early June to 30th November 2014
Closing Date: 1st June 2014
Our Mission Statement: To connect communities with the natural world for the benefit of future generations
Opened in 1971 Knowsley Safari Park is one of the largest safari parks in the UK. The park has five mile safari drive with a lion pride, white rhino and a variety of antelope species to name a few.
The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic self-starter. They will have proven previous experience of working with large hoof stock with sound knowledge of animal husbandry and be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of the natural history and management of animals in their care.
The Park is going through a period of change and we are looking for a flexible, enthusiastic, experienced, proactive keeper to help support us in implementing these changes. They will be expected to have an animal based qualification and a full clean driving licence. Experience driving tractors and off road vehicles would be advantageous.
This is a seasonal position which will include bank holidays and weekends, although there is a rota providing one in every three weekends off work.
For more information details on how to apply for this position please visit our website at http://www.knowsleysafariexperience.co.uk/vacancies/
The closing date for application is Sunday 25th May 2014 with interviews likely to be held the week commencing 9th June 2014.
Due to the expected number of applications for this position we will only be contacting those shortlisted for interview.