Saturday, August 16, 2014



Ref No - AD/MK/14

Award winning Blackpool Zoo is looking for an experienced Large Mammal Keeper to assist in the daily care and husbandry needs of the large variety of exotic and domestic mammals that it currently maintains, many of which are managed as part of captive breeding programmes including Giraffe, Blesbok, Hartmann’s Mountain Zebra, Bongo, Amur Tiger, Iberian wolf, Asiatic Elephant, Giant Anteater and Aardvark.

You will need to be hard working, physically fit, enthusiastic and reliable. You should possess the Diploma in The Management of Zoo and Aquarium Animals (DMZAA) or an equivalent and have a minimum of three years Large Mammal keeping experience. Although experience with elephants is not essential, it would be desirable.

We offer a competitive salary of £18,328.00 per annum and the opportunity to further your career within the zoological world.
Subsidised single occupancy (on site) accommodation may be available with this post, if required.
Blackpool Zoo is one of the UK’s most established medium sized zoos, and in recent years the zoo has gone through a rapid modernisation and development process.

The Zoo is operated by Parques Reunidos, one of Europe’s largest leisure and attraction operators which specialises in the tourism/leisure sector. Parques Reunidos currently operates 74 parks around the world and attracts over 21 million visitors annually.

The closing date for applications is the 20th September 2014.

We will reply to successful candidates within 21Days of closing date.

A job description for the post can be obtained from the Personnel Department.

Please apply, in writing enclosing a full CV and quoting the Reference number of the post, to:

Personnel Department, Blackpool Zoo, East Park Drive, Blackpool, FY3 8PP

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