Thursday, February 23, 2017

Animal Keeper

Animal Keeper 
(Tropical World)

Salary details: A1 - £15,916

37 hours per week over 7 days on a rota system.

If you have a commitment to a high standard of animal husbandry and an NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in Animal Care – we may have just the job for you as an Animal Keeper at our popular Tropical World attraction in Leeds, which houses a variety of exotic animals, reptiles and aquatics.

You will need to work as part of the team on a 7 day rota basis and should have specific knowledge related to the need of aquatics, exotic species and their specialised requirements. Experience in working with large mammals is a desirable element. You will assist with the feeding and movement of the animals, cleaning, decorating and maintaining the enclosures and ponds, which will involve bending and lifting and keeping accurate records relating to animal welfare.

If you would like to discuss the requirements of this post, please ring Peter Quince, the Animal Curator, on 0113 2811293.

We promote diversity and want a workforce that reflects the population of Leeds.

For more information please click HERE

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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