Thursday, August 11, 2016

SENIOR PRIMATE KEEPER



SENIOR PRIMATE KEEPER

An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Primate Keeper to join the team at Newquay Zoo.  The post requires a hardworking, dedicated, enthusiastic and reliable individual to oversee and contribute to the day to day running of this varied section.

The ideal candidate will possess the aptitude to implement, update and improve the current management techniques for nutrition and enrichment and behavioural training of this taxa.  In addition, they will assist in the future development of the section and be involved with in house staff training. 

The section currently houses 12 species of primates consisting of 55 individuals including Callitrichids, Prosimians and Old and New World Primates.

A minimum of 4 years experience is required, and preferably within a BIAZA/EAZA recognised institution.  The ideal candidate will have also attained the Diploma in the Management of Zoo and Aquarium Animals (DMZAA).

The closing date for applications is the 14th August 2016.

Please apply, in writing, enclosing a full CV and covering letter to:-

Miss Sam Harley
Head Keeper
Newquay Zoo
Trenance Gardens
Newquay
Cornwall
TR7 2LZ

Or alternatively


Email:- sam.harley@newquayzoo.org.uk



photo
Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant
      

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