Carnivores/Antelopes Animal Keeper
Knowsley Safari Park
Hours: 5 days over 7, working an average of 40 hours per week
Closing Date: 17th April 2015
Our Mission Statement: To connect communities with the natural world for the benefit of future generations
Opened in 1971 Knowsley Safari Park is one of the largest safari parks in the UK. The park has five mile safari drive with a lion pride, white rhino and a variety of antelope species to name a few.
The carnivore and antelope section contains a variety of species from big cats to various antelope and deer species in large mixed exhibits. A team of 6 keeping staff are encouraged to work hands-on in a continuously changing environment, always looking to pursue high standards of welfare, husbandry as well as visitor experiences.
They will be expected to have an animal based qualification and a full clean driving licence. Experience driving tractors and off road vehicles would be advantageous.
This is a permanent position which will include bank holidays and weekends, although there is a rota providing one in every three weekends off work.
For more information details on how to apply for this position please visit our website at http://www.knowsleysafariexperience.co.uk/vacancies/
The closing date for application is Friday 17th April 2015 with interviews likely to be held the week commencing 20th April 2015.
Due to the expected number of applications for this position we will only be contacting those shortlisted for interview.
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