Thursday, September 3, 2015

Cover Keeper

Cover Keeper

A position has become available for the post of Cover Keeper at Newquay Zoo.  The post requires a hardworking, dedicated, enthusiastic and reliable individual, who will be expected to work on their own initiative and as part of a team, and be committed to the ongoing development of the zoo.

The ideal candidate should possess at least 2 years animal keeping experience within a BIAZA or EAZA recognised institution, and will have preferably completed, and passed, the Advanced National Certificate in the Management of Zoo Animals.

Duties will include attending to the husbandry requirements of a variety of animals, predominantly birds, reptiles and amphibians, as directed by a Senior Keeper or the Head Keeper.  Daily observations of individual animals, completion of relevant records, and having the ability to answer visitors’ questions as required, in a courteous and informative manner, are fundamental for this position.

The closing date for applications is the 20th September 2015.

Please apply, in writing, enclosing a full CV and covering letter to:-

Miss Sam Harley
Head Keeper
Newquay  Zoo
Trenance Gardens

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