Animal Keeper - Ungulates
Reporting to: Head Keeper Ungulates
Hours: 37.5 plus
Work pattern: 5 days per week including weekends and bank holidays
West Midland Safari Park currently has a permanent vacancy available for an Animal Keeper on the African Ungulate Section. This is an exciting opportunity, where we are looking for applicants who can demonstrate the ability and knowledge to work with our extensive range of ungulate species. The position involves husbandry tasks, such as feeding, cleaning, health monitoring and enclosure maintenance delivered to a high standard. It includes monitoring of our guests and delivering keeper talks.
The role requires someone who is confident, motivated and enthusiastic about wildlife conservation and has excellent communication skills. The successful applicant will require good wildlife knowledge and have an animal related qualification. We are looking for someone with previous experience in a zoological collection, although full training will be given. It is a physically demanding but very rewarding role.
Due to driving company vehicles, we are looking for applicants who have full, valid drivers licenses. Weekend, bank holiday working and flexibility in working hours is essential to this role. Some evening work will be required during special events throughout the year.
To apply for this position applicants are to visit www.wmsp.co.uk/careers and follow the on screen instructions. Please attach your CV
Closing date: Tuesday 18th April 2017
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