Friday, September 30, 2016



Manor Wildlife Park has a vacancy for an ambitious keeper to join their dedicated team in an exciting and rapidly developing collection, working on all sections of the zoo. This is a full time position working 5 days out of 7 on a rotational basis. The position is seasonal running from November 2016 through to July 2017.

The ideal applicant will have experience in a recognised zoological collection. Good communication skills are essential as you will be expected to deliver a variety of keeper talks and engage with visitors on a daily basis. Applicants would have ideally been awarded the DMZAA or equivalent but relevant experience will be taken in to consideration. A firearms licence is desirable but again not essential and you will require a clean UK driver’s license.

The responsibilities of this role will include cleaning, feeding and the provision of general care for the animals and their exhibits, as well as ‘natural’ enrichment items and enclosure furnishings.  You will be working as part of a team and on your own as required.

Please send your CV and covering letter to Gemma Thomas, Manor Wildlife Park, Manor House, St. Florence, Tenby, Pembrokeshire. SA70 8RJ. Or alternatively apply via email to

The closing date for applications will be 14th October 2016.

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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