Saturday, October 22, 2016

Bird Keeper and Presenter

Bird Keeper and Presenter

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 holding 70 species of animals.

We require a full time permanent bird keeper and presenter to join our small team of keepers flying small and large species of birds in demonstrations for our public in a beautifully situated outdoor seated arena. This person must be passionate about maintaining a high standard of animal welfare and promoting public awareness of the species within our care.

Applicants must have a minimum of 12 months continuous employment in a zoo environment or similar and hold a zoological qualification or apprenticeship. It is essential to have excellent communication and delivery skills so an outgoing personality would be advantageous also the ability to manage time efficiently and working to set targets will be necessary.

The role will include all daily bird husbandry duties, general housekeeping, bird training, food preparation, accurate record keeping, visitor interaction, flying demonstrations.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience and to be reviewed after 6 months, 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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