Saturday, October 22, 2016

Large Mammal Keeper (maternity cover)

Large Mammal Keeper (maternity cover)

Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park
Stirling, Scotland

Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park is situated midway between Glasgow and Edinburgh just four miles from Stirling. We are a small privately owned Safari Park of 125 acres and hold African/exotic and domestic species.

We require a full time animal keeper for a period of up to 12 months (maternity  cover) to work with the elephant, rhino, giraffe and zebra as part of our Large Mammals Department. 

The successful applicant will have a zoological related qualification or apprenticeship and would be required to start with us as soon as possible.

Applicants must have a minimum of 12 months continuous employment in a zoo environment.

You will be working within a small dedicated team of keepers and will share a passion for improving animal welfare and public awareness of species within a captive habitat.  The role will involve strenuous, physical and challenging tasks ranging from daily husbandry and animal training including talks to the public.   

Salary is negotiable and a full clean driving licence is essential.

If you are interested please click here and follow the directions

Closing date for applications: 12 November 2016.

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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