Animal carer positions
Isle of Wight Zoo
We are currently recruiting two Animal Carers to join our team at the Isle of Wight Zoo.
The first position is a full time permanent position (subject to a trial period) working a 5 day week from Sunday until Thursday. An interest in reptiles, big cats and primates is essential. Previous experience preferred, but will consider recently qualified applicants.
The second position is a permanent cover position (subject to a trial period) working Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays. Previous experience preferred, but will consider recently qualified applicants.
Animal Carers are responsible for maintaining high standards of husbandry and care for the animals assigned to them. Animal Carers are expected to follow set husbandry standards and are expected to be involved in all aspects of care for animals including enrichment, training, weighing of animals along with their normal duties. Excellent communication skills are required in order to contribute towards our education programme.
A current driving license will be an advantage.
Closing date for applications is: 19th May 2017
Apply for this job:
Email full CV and covering letter or post to
The Animal Manager,
Isle of Wight Zoo (Home of the Wildheart Trust),
Isle of Wight,
Independent International Zoo Consultant