Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Animal Keeper

Full Time Animal Keeper

We are seeking to employ a full time animal keeper within our large mammals department.

The large mammals department is a small team of highly passionate individuals working to improve the welfare of elderly female African elephants within our brand new facility. In conjunction with this we manage a successful breeding group of white rhino. Candidates must have experience of working within a zoo or safari park environment and an excellent understanding of animal management within a protected contact setting. An ability to show they can operate as part of a team is essential.

Applicants will be expected to be qualified to HND level in a zoological related science and ideally hold the DMZAA qualification. In order to be successful you must have experience in the daily management and improvement of habitats for high maintenance exotic animals, as well as a proven understanding on dealing with problematic behaviours. Excellent customer service skills and a high understanding of safety within the work place are also necessary.

Salary is negotiable and a full clean driving licence is required. Applications are only requested from those who fit the above criteria.

If you are interested please CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE

 or Email your cv to

For more information please call Margaret on 01786 843101.

 Closing date for applications is 1st September 2014.

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