Thursday, May 4, 2017

Primate Keeper

Primate Keeper

Dudley Zoological Garden
West Midlands

We are currently recruiting for an Animal Keeper to join the Primates department.

The role is a full time permanent position working a five day week including weekends and Bank Holidays.

Candidates should have at least two years previous experience of working with Primates, or a similar environment, and a Zoo Animal Management qualification or equivalent is desirable.

You will be responsible for maintaining high standards of animal care and welfare, assisting in all aspects of management and husbandry, whilst ensuring safety standards are adhered to.

The successful candidate will be highly motivated, flexible and committed, with a good knowledge of the conservation and educational roles within zoos, and excellent communication skills to interact with visitors, which will include meet and greets and keeper experiences.

A current driving license will be an added advantage.

To apply for this position please send your full CV and covering letter to :


Lynne Grove Office Manager Dudley Zoological Gardens Castle Hill Dudley DY1 4QF

Closing date for applications : Friday 19th May 2017

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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