Friday, May 12, 2017

Experienced Reptile Keeper

Experienced Reptile Keeper

Colchester Zoo is seeking an experienced and highly motivated animal keeper to join its reptile department. The successful candidate will be working in a team of four keepers and reporting directly to the Head of Section. This section is responsible for the daily management and husbandry of our reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates and fishes. The successful applicant will be responsible for but not limited to; cleaning of exhibits, feeding and general care and welfare of the animals and associated tasks. Knowledge of aquarium LSS and a keen interest in habitat design would be advantageous.

The ideal applicant will have worked for a minimum of two years in a recognised zoological institution and it is expected that you will have been awarded the DMZAA or equivalent. However, due consideration will be given to the individuals own level of zoological experience and academic achievement.

This is a full time position working 40 hours per week on a flexible rota as necessary.

Apply for this job:
Please send your CV and covering letter marked for the attention of 

The Curator, 
Colchester Zoo, 
Maldon Road, 
CO3 0SL.

Or alternatively via email to

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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