Macaque \ Tiger Keeper
We are seeking to employ a seasonal animal keeper within our Macaque/Tiger department. The Macaque/Tiger department is a small team of highly passionate individuals working to high welfare and husbandry standards.
Candidates must have experience of working within a zoo or safari park environment and an excellent understanding of animal management. An ability to show they can operate as part of a team is essential. Applicants will be expected to be qualified with a relevant animal qualification, and ideally hold or working towards the DMZAA qualification.
In order to be successful you must have experience in the daily management and improvement of habitats for high maintenance exotic animals, as well as a proven understanding of animal behaviour. Experience in operant conditioning training would be advantageous, but not essential. Excellent customer service skills and a high understanding of safety within the work place are also necessary.
Hourly rate of pay is dependent on experience and a full clean driving licence is required.
This position may lead to full time employment for the right candidate.
If you are interested please apply on line via our online application form, and also Email your CV with a covering letter as to why you would be suitable for this position to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information please call Margaret on 01786 843101.
Closing date for applications is 17th March 2015.
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