Animal Keeper: Great Apes
Twycross Zoo is at a very exciting stage of development with the first phase of a 20 year masterplan already underway. The plan will see the zoo developing new habitats for a refreshed animal collection starting with Gibbon Forest in 2016.
We currently have a vacancy for an Animal Keeper to work on our Great Apes section. This area manages all four species of great ape: gorilla, chimpanzee, orangutan and bonobo.
· Basic animal husbandry and regular interaction with the public
Key Skills & Requirements:
· Enthusiastic, motivated and with an interest in zoo animal management and
· Committed to continued professional development
· A good team worker
· 2 years zoo keeping experience and a relevant animal-related qualification such as
ANCMZA or DZMAA
The role is permanent full time and includes weekend duties on a rota system. Salary is paid monthly and we provide uniform and 31 days holiday per annum (including bank holidays).
Please apply on-line by sending your CV with a covering letter to:
This vacancy will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, therefore
you should submit your application as soon as possible.