Hours: Approximately 40 hours per week
Wage: Dependent upon experience
Employer: Folly Farm Leisure Ltd
Description: An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the keeper team at one of Wales’ leading tourist attractions, Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo in the heart of Pembrokeshire.
You’ll be based on the hoofstock section, working with a range of species including zebra, giraffe and black rhino. Training will also be given across a range of sections with responsibility for all aspects of animal care, including daily cleaning and feeding regimes, upkeep of animal records and maintenance of hygiene, working to strict safety protocols and standard operation procedures. With a mission to exceed guest expectations and work towards the future, you’ll also help to create magical moments for our guests to treasure by delivering feeding experiences and daily talks.
A full driving licence is essential, with experience of dumpers also advantageous. You’ll need to have a proven work history, with a minimum of 2 years, of working in a Zoo or Safari Park. Qualifications to degree level in Zoology or a related subject also desirable.
To be part of our Folly Farm family, you’ll need to have a positive, ‘can-do’ attitude with strong communication and team work skills. Must be flexible in your working hours and willing to work weekends/Bank Holidays.
Closing Date: Wednesday 10th August 2016
Applications via CV and Covering Letter to:
Recruitment, Folly Farm Leisure Ltd, Begelly, Kilgetty, Pembs. SA68 0XA.
Independent International Zoo Consultant