Saturday, March 10, 2018

Trainee Elephant Keeper

Trainee Elephant Keeper

Colchester Zoo

Colchester zoo has an amazing opportunity for the right candidate to join its team of dedicated elephant keepers.

We are recruiting for a trainee position working with 1.3 African elephants under the direct supervision of our senior elephant keepers.

The ideal applicant will have worked for a minimum of one year in a recognised zoological institution and preferably have experience of working with pachyderms. It is expected that you will have been awarded the DMZAA or equivalent.

This is a full time position working 40 hours per week and applicants are expected to work to a flexible rota as necessary to include weekends and Public holidays.

The candidate will have a clean full UK drivers licence.

Closing date for applications is: 6th Apr 2018

To apply:
Please submit an up to date CV, your covering letter and a completed Colchester Zoo Employment Application Form which you can download HERE

To: and marked for the attention of the Curator.

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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