Permanent Elephant Keeper Trainee
West Midland Safari & Leisure Park
Contract type: Part-time
West Midland Safari Park currently has a 16-hour permanent vacancy available for a trainee keeper on the elephant section where our elephants are managed in a free contact situation. This is an exciting opportunity to join our elephant team. The position involves husbandry tasks, such as feeding, cleaning, health monitoring, and enclosure maintenance delivered to a high standard.
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
Closing date for applications is: 31st Jul 2017
Angela Potter (email@example.com)
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