Sunday, May 8, 2016

Senior Keeper

Senior Keeper

Senior Keeper

The AWCP, Gibraltar are looking for an experienced Senior Keeper to assist in overseeing and supervising the day to day running of the wildlife park. With ‘hands-on’ operational duties, you will support and assist the animal keeping team ensuring best practice, compliance with Health and Safety regulations and a consistent and continuous performance to improve the overall animal management standards.
We are looking for someone to be a positive role model to others through demonstrated behaviours. You will need to be able to manage and prioritise a diverse workload and have excellent problem solving skills.

You will be part of the Park's Senior Management Team where not only will you assist and deputise for the Park Manager but will also have a very active role in developing and moving the animal department forward with its current aims and future objectives.

The AWCP has undergone extensive renovation work in recent years. It is undergoing consistent improvements in all aspects of animal husbandry, education, staff training and development, research and conservation. We are looking for a driven, hard working, physically fit, enthusiastic and reliable individual to help us to drive these changes forward and achieve our Master Plan goals.

A minimum of 3 years zoo keeping experience, plus proven people management skills, are essential.
DMZAA qualified.
ARKS 4 or ZIMMS experience preferable.
Excellent communicational skills.
Some experience and skill with General maintenance.

We offer a competitive salary and the opportunity to be an integral part of the exciting development of a small but beautiful wildlife park, set in the stunning surroundings of the Botanic Gardens, Gibraltar.

The closing date for applications is 29th May 2016

Please apply, in writing enclosing a full CV and quoting the Reference number of the post to:
Jessica Leaper, AWCP, Botanic Gardens, P O Box 843, Gibraltar, GX11 1AA

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