Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Senior Keeper (Carnivores) – Newquay Zoo

Senior Keeper (Carnivores) Newquay Zoo

Salary / Rate per hour (if applicable):  From £20,472

Full time


We are looking for a Senior Keeper at Newquay Zoo.  You will be a hardworking, dedicated, enthusiastic and reliable individual to oversee and contribute to the day to day running of this varied section.

The ideal candidate will possess the aptitude to implement, update and improve the current management techniques for nutrition and enrichment and behavioural training of this taxa.  In addition, you will assist in the future development of the section and be involved with in house staff training. 

The section currently houses 9 species of carnivore and 1 rodent species, consisting of 50 individuals including Felids, Viverrids, Herpestids and Mustelids.

A minimum of 4 years experience required, preferably within a BIAZA/EAZA recognised institution.  The ideal candidate will have also attained the Diploma in the Management of Zoo and Aquarium Animals (DMZAA).

Further details on applying can be found on our website

Closing date:    28th May

Interview date: 8th & 9th June

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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