Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Deputy Head of Section

Deputy Head of Section (Reserves)

Woburn Safari Park

The Reserves area at Woburn Safari Park comprises of many different species including, Rothschild Giraffe, White Rhino, Antelope and Bongo. Set in the road safari area of the park this department entertains all customers to Woburn via a large drive through area. The Park welcomes in excess of 400,000 visitors per year.

As Deputy Head of Section, you will support and deputise for the Head of Section. Your role will be to assist with the management of a passionate and experienced team of Animal Keepers and Interns, ensuring that safe and efficient animal husbandry is practised at all times. 

You must have a proven track record of managing people and have animal experience preferably within a Zoo/Safari Park environment. Experienced of working with hoofed stock is desirable.  A relevant animal qualification, such as a degree or the animal management diploma, along with a full clean driving licence is essential for this role. In addition, you will hold a current fire arms certificate or be willing to learn.

Woburn Safari Park's animal department is committed to both conservation and welfare, and is fortunate to have the space in which these goals can be best met. Potential staff must share this commitment.

To apply please complete the form below and submit your CV.

For further information see Job Description.

If you have not heard from us within 21 days of the closing date please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion.

Closing Date: 22nd August 2014

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