Friday, January 22, 2016

Head of Animal Operations

Head of Animal Operations

Longleat Safari and Adventure Park

Package up to £50,000

Our guests expect to be dazzled. At Longleat we create truly unique and immersive experiences and we are focused on creating wondrous memories that last a life time.
Reporting directly to the General Manager you will take on curatorial responsibility for the day to day running of the Animal Department. Contributing to the strategic planning of the Safari Park and animal collection the Head of Animal Operations will be responsible for delivering a great experience in a unique environment for all of our 1 million visitors each year.

You will have a passion for animals, and a passion for putting your colleagues and guests at the heart of everything you do; leading, coaching, inspiring and engaging with your team, creating a positive and productive environment enabling a culture of being better together to flourish.

Is this job for you?
To be up to the challenge you need to be an experienced, inspirational manager who can make business critical decisions, deliver change, act as a role model for others and consistently generate results. Longleat is a fast paced, fun and passionate environment and for those up for the challenge it is an opportunity like no other.
You will need to have extensive experience in a senior role in animal management, and coordinating and supervising the daily operations of a zoo keeping team. Join and you’ll be part of the Longleat family. We’re a great place to work – and we offer impressive benefits too.

Ready to Join the Pride?
To find out more, or to apply, please visit or alternatively call 01985 845 416 or email

Closing date: 12th February 2016

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