Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Experienced Keeper - Large Mammal Section

Experienced Keeper - Large Mammal Section

Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Experienced Keeper on the Large Mammal Section of the Park.

The successful applicant will be responsible for assisting in daily husbandry and will work in close co-operation with the Section Head and their team to ensure the continuous development of the section. They will be expected to undertake research projects, nutritional studies, enrichment and all relevant aspects of work in a progressive animal collection. Participating in the presentation of educational talks is required.

A minimum of 5 years experience with a wide variety of Large Mammal species, including Rhino and Large Carnivores in a zoological environment is essential, applicants will need to demonstrate good communication skills, be self-motivated, and able to lead and work as part of a team. Possession of a relevant animal management qualification, and a full driving licence are required for this position.

In return, we offer a competitive salary, free accommodation, and a non-contributory pension scheme.

Closing date: 1st May 2018

Please send a current CV together with a covering letter to:

Jamie Craig
Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens,
 OX18 4JP

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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