Thursday, October 20, 2016



The Hoofstock collection at Howletts consists of a wide variety of species including Bongo, Kudu and Black Rhino. This position will allow the right person to help shape and oversee the direction of the section over the coming years. We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and dedicated individual with excellent animal husbandry skills.

The ideal candidate will have previous animal husbandry experience gained in a similar position at a main stream zoological collection. They will also have an awareness of current conservation issues, a passion for animal welfare and be enthusiastic about contributing to the enrichment of the hoofstock species around the park.

A practical and proactive approach coupled with good organisation and communication skills and an overall understanding of the role of modern animal collections is essential along with a full, clean driving licence.

Occasional security shift duties are also required as part of this role for those living on site.
Working five days out of seven, including weekends and bank holidays the successful candidate will have a genuinely flexible approach to working hours.

Single person accommodation may be available.

All applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

Closing Date: Friday 18th November 2016

To apply: Please email a CV along with a covering letter to - Jasmine Ash

Or post to: Human Resources Department, Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, Lympne, Nr. Hythe, Kent, CT21 4PD.
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Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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