Sunday, April 1, 2018

Animal Keeper (Maternity Cover)

Animal Keeper (Maternity Cover)

Knowsley Safari

We are currently recruiting for an Animal Keeper on a temporary basis to cover a period of maternity leave for approximately 10 months. Applicants must be hard-working, conscientious, able to work as part of a team and always looking to pursue high standards of welfare and husbandry, as well as visitor experience. Experience working with carnivores would be an advantage. 

The successful candidate will be expected to have an animal-based qualification and as this is a physically demanding role, candidates must be physically fit. Candidates will need to have a full driving licence. Experience driving tractors and off-road vehicles would be advantageous. Due to the position of the park your own transport is essential.

This full-time temporary position includes working bank holidays and weekends. Accommodation is not provided.

How to apply
The Recruitment Pack for this role which includes more information along with the job description and person specification along with details on how to apply can be found on our website here:

The closing date for applications is Thursday 19 April 2018
First stage interviews are likely to be held week commencing 30 April 2018.

Due to the expected number of applications for this position we regret to inform that we will only be contacting those shortlisted for interview.

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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