Friday, September 5, 2014

Full Time Animal Keeper

Full Time Animal Keeper

Battersea Park Children’s Zoo

Battersea Park Children’s Zoo is a small family run zoo focussing on educating and inspiring children to respect animals and their environment. A fun dynamic zoo playing an important role in the local community.

We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic person to join our small team of keepers.

The applicant will be friendly, outgoing person with a flexible and “hands on approach” able  to work as part of a team.

The role involves:
-       General animal husbandry duties performed to very high standards
-       Daily keeper talks requiring good presentation skills.
-       Ability to interact with our visitors in a courteous and friendly manner and inspire our younger visitors.
-       Grounds and enclosure maintenance. Good practical skills essential including use of hand tools.

-       Previous animal husbandry experience within a zoological or animal collection essential - minimum 2 years
-       Relevant qualifications in animal husbandry etc
-       Small primate and exotic animal experience an advantage
-       Driving licence essential

This interesting and demanding job includes working Bank Holidays and weekends on rota

For application form contact Moira at Head Office

Telephone 01298814099 email

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms  September 30th 2014

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