Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Trainee Keeper

Trainee Keeper Roles
Contract Positions ( Two year contract )

1 x 0.5 FTE Monarto Zoo

2 x 0.5 FTE Adelaide Zoo

Zoos SA is a not-for-profit conservation charity that exists to save species from extinction and connect people with nature.  We provide conservation education, as well as supporting and conducting many conservation, breeding and research programs. As part of our conservation efforts we run Adelaide and Monarto Zoos.

As part of assisting our staff development program, we have created three new trainee keeper roles over its two sites. These roles will be required to work on average a minimum of 20 hours per week over a 7 day roster.

The duties of this role will include completing daily keeping duties and husbandry for a range of zoo animals under close supervision and within clearly defined procedures and established policies.

Applicants will be required to have

conservation awareness
the ability to deliver informative public presentations
the ability to work within a variety of teams
excellent communication skills
basic maintenance skills
As this is a trainee role you will be provided with full on-the-job training, but some experience in the animal field would be advantageous for applicants

How to apply

APPLICANTS: For consideration please submit a cover letter, resume and a completed application form addressing the application criteria.

Please forward you applications to recruitment@zoossa.com.au by  28th July 2014 12:00 noon

For Application Form and further details go to:

Please mention Zoo News Digest

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