Sunday, November 13, 2016

Animal Presenter/Trainer

Animal Presenter/Trainer

Animal Presenter/Trainer Ref AD/AP16

Award winning Blackpool Zoo is looking to fill a key position within its Animal Department.
Blackpool Zoo is looking for an experienced Animal Presenter/Trainer to assist in the daily care, husbandry needs and displays of their Animal Events Team. They will also help in developing and moving forward the section within the framework of the animal department's aims and objectives in a new and exciting period within Blackpool Zoo’s history. The section currently maintains a large breeding group of Californian Sea Lions and a number display birds including Owls, Bird of Prey, small & large parrots and some small mammals.
You will need to be hard working, physically fit, enthusiastic and reliable. The Diploma in The Management of Zoo and Aquarium Animals (DMZAA) or an equivalent would be desirable and you must have a minimum of three years presenting and animal training experience.
We offer a competitive salary of £18,328.00 per annum and the opportunity to further your career within the zoological world.
Subsidised single occupancy (on site) accommodation may be available with this post, if required.
Blackpool Zoo is one of the UK’s most established medium sized zoos, and in recent years the zoo has gone through a rapid modernisation and development process.
The Zoo is operated by Parques Reunidos, one of Europe’s largest leisure and attraction operators which specialises in the tourism/leisure sector. Parques Reunidos currently operates 74 parks around the world and attracts over 21 million visitors annually.

The closing date for applications is the 4th December 2016.

We will reply to successful candidates within 21Days of closing date.

A job description for the post can be obtained from the Personnel Department.

Please apply (via e-mail or post) enclosing a full CV, a covering letter and quoting the reference number of the post, to:

Personnel Department
Blackpool Zoo
East Park Drive


Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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