Experienced Keeper - Primate and Small Mammal Section
Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Experienced Keeper on the Primate and Small 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 3 years experience with a wide variety of Primate and Small Mammals, including Lemurs, Small Carnivores and various Rodent species 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:
Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens,
Independent International Zoo Consultant