Thursday, June 30, 2016

Seasonal Animal Keeper

Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park
Seasonal Animal Keeper
North Devon

Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park is an award winning visitor attraction set amidst a beautiful natural valley in North Devon. We are dedicated to providing the highest standard of care to our diverse and interesting collection of animals. We have a fantastic team of enthusiastic and hardworking staff who are constantly striving to offer a fun and educational day out to our visitors.

We are seeking a seasonal animal keeper to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for looking after a range of animals including tropical birds, birds of prey, small omnivores and livestock. They will also assist in our daily “Animal Antics” show and support other sections around the zoo when required and appropriate.
Candidates should have an animal related qualification and previous zoo experience is desirable. The successful applicant will be hard working, a good team player who is also confident working under their own initiative. They will also have excellent public speaking skills and be confident delivering educational talks to visitors. Good communication skills and an excellent customer service ethic is vital. Being situated in a valley, applicants should be physically fit.  A full clean UK driving licence is advantageous due to our location.

This position is 40 hour/week including weekends, bank holidays and some evenings lasting until November.

To apply for this position please send a current CV and covering letter to

Application closes 13th July

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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