We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our team of dedicated primate keepers at
. The ideal candidate will have experience in a mainstream zoological
collection (preferably in a similar position) and an awareness of current
conservation issues and a passion for animal welfare. Howletts Wild Animal Park
We have recently built a rescue and rehabilitation centre in Java where rare Indonesian primates can be confiscated and taken care of; with a view to either returning them back to the wild or providing them with a better quality of life. Ultimately, captive bred animals may also relocate to the centre, providing offspring that could boost the wild population when reintroduction conditions are right.
This is a physically demanding position so candidates must be physically fit. A full valid driving licence is essential to the role. Ideally you will posses experience of good all round animal husbandry skills and be enthusiastic in contributing to the enrichment of the primate species around the park. Holding a recognised Zoo Animal Management qualification and being comfortable interacting with the public would be an advantage.
Working 5 days a week, including weekends and bank holidays, the successful candidate will have a genuinely flexible approach to working hours. Single person accommodation may be available.
All applicants must have right to work in the
Visit our website at www.aspinallfoundation.org for further information.
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