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Wednesday, July 30, 2014
HUB – SEALIONS/FARM/FLYING BIRDS/PARK BIRDS
£20,694 per annum inclusive of allowances
The Zoological Society of London has a vacancy for a Qualified Keeper on the Hub - Flying Birds/Park Birds/Sealions/Farm - based at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.
Duties will take place on all of the elements on the Hub however there will be a strong focus towards the Sealions and Children’s Farm. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate both a good knowledge and understanding of, together with a proven record of the application of positive reinforcement techniques in regard to training sealions as well as animal training in general. A strong interest in domestic stock would be an advantage.
Enthusiasm, good communication skills and the ability to present animal demonstrations to large audiences are essential to this position.
Candidates must have relevant work experience together with an appropriate vocational qualification e.g. City and Guilds DMZAA (or equivalent).
To apply please complete and attach separately the ZSL Application Form and Equality of Opportunity Monitoring form on our website (www.zsl.org) and email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for applications is Monday 4th August 2014