Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Experienced Animal Keeper

Experienced Animal Keeper


Hobbledown in Epsom, Surrey, is currently looking for a full time keeper to work within the animal department.  The ideal candidate will have:

  • Knowledge & experience working with animals in a zoo, farm environment and have gained an understanding of their husbandry and enrichment needs.
  • A diploma in animal care or equivalent.
  • Good communication skills, enthusiasm, and an outgoing and friendly personality.
  • Experience in undertaking daily keeper talks thus requiring good presentation skills.
  • A presentable appearance.
  • Flexible in their approach to work.
  • Totally reliable.
  • Be able to work effectively both within a team and on their own when the need arises.
  • An ability to communicate well with guests and other team members.
  • A full driving licence preferred.

This post is a 40hr week,which includes working weekends and bank holidays.

Understanding of ZIMS advantageous .

The salary is competitive.

To apply for this job:
To apply please send your CV and covering letter to angela@hobbledown.com

Closing date for applications Monday 7th August 2017.

Due to the expected number of applications we will only be contacting those shortlisted for interview.

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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