Zoo Keeper (Birds)
Starting salary: £14,807 – 16,300 per annum
42.5 hours per week
Tropical Wings Zoo is an established visitor attraction with an emphasis on Conservation and Education. We pride ourselves on being highly engaging and interactive. Our guest experiences are well received with high praise for our beautiful Tropical House and diverse animal collection. 2015 is already bringing positive change within our small Zoo with new developments and big plans for the future. New employees joining our team will become fundamental and integral to our goals and aspirations.
Tropical Wings Zoo is currently looking to recruit an experienced, enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to work across our bird sections. You will perform general animal husbandry duties to very high standards. You will also present daily encounters and be involved in our wonderful displays.
- The ability to interact with visitors of all ages.
- Previous animal husbandry experience with birds
- Excellent presentation skills
- An animal related qualification
- Driving licence preferred due to location
- Excellent communication skills and be able to participate fully in our education and presentation programmes
This fantastic opportunity with plenty of scope to progress includes working Bank Holidays and other weekend days if we have special events planned.
Send completed application form, CV and covering letter by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: This position will close as soon as we have sufficient applications to progress to the interview stage.
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