Friday, September 5, 2014

Permanent Animal Keeper

Permanent Animal Keeper

West Midland Safari Park

Reporting to: Head Keeper Ungulates

Hours: Up to 37.5 hours

Work pattern: 5 days per week including weekends and bank holidays

Duration: Permanent

West Midland Safari Park currently has a permanent vacancy available for an Animal Keeper on the Ungulate Section. This is an exciting opportunity, where we are looking for applicants who can demonstrate the ability and knowledge to work with our extensive
range of African and Asian ungulate species. The position involves husbandry tasks, such as feeding, cleaning, health monitoring and enclosure maintenance delivered to a high standard. It includes monitoring of our guests and delivering keeper talks.

The role requires someone who is confident, motivated and enthusiastic about wildlife conservation and has excellent communication skills. The successful applicant will require
good wildlife knowledge and have an animal related qualification. We are looking for someone with previous experience in a zoological collection, although full training will be given. It is a physically demanding but very rewarding role.

Due to driving company vehicles, we are looking for applicants who have a full, valid drivers licence. Weekend, bank holiday working and flexibility in working hours is essential to this role. Some evening work will be required during special events throughout the year

To apply for this position applicants are to visit and follow the on screen instructions. Please attach a CV to your application.

Closing date: Friday 19 September 2014

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