Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Keeper – Living Coasts

Keeper – Living Coasts

Salary / Rate per hour: From £18,477 – dependent on experience and qualifications

Full time – 38.75 hours


An exciting opportunity to work in a unique location, Living Coasts, Torquay’s Coastal Zoo and Aquarium, is looking for a keeper to work within the Animal Department.
Living Coasts is home to seals, otters, penguins, a wide number of sea birds and wading species the aquarium includes local coastal species, rays, archer fish, four eyed fish, octopus and more.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years’ experience working with bird species at a zoo or similar and will have completed the DMZAA qualification or will have over 4 years experience. We are looking for a person who has worked within a bird department, with excellent bird husbandry skills. You will be a proactive person who can work under their own initiative with excellent attention to detail and a self-disciplined team player with good observation skills and accurate record keeping and a positive attitude to join the team

Further details on applying can be found on our website

Closing date:        Thursday 31st August

Interview date: Friday 9th September 

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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