Sunday, July 16, 2017

Permanent Elephant Keeper Trainee

Permanent Elephant Keeper Trainee

West Midland Safari  & Leisure Park

Type:        Paid
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 (

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To apply for this position applicants can click HERE to follow the on-screen instructions. Please attach your CV.

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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