Saturday, May 19, 2018

Trainee keeper (Short Term Contract)

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Trainee keeper (Short Term Contract)

Folly Farm Adventure Park & Zoo

Looking for a new, unique challenge? An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the keeper team.

We’re looking for an outgoing, friendly person, full of energy with a willingness to learn, to join our keeper team, covering a period of absence. You’ll be working with a range of exotic species across a variety of Zoo sections with responsibility for all aspects of animal care, including daily cleaning and feeding regimes, upkeep of animal records and maintenance of hygiene, working to strict safety protocols and standard operation procedures.

With a mission to exceed guest expectations and work towards the future, you’ll also help to create magical moments for our guests to treasure by delivering feeding experiences and daily talks.

A full driving licence is essential, with experience of agricultural vehicles also advantageous. Qualifications to degree level in zoology or a related subject, and/or currently undertaking such studies are desirable. You’ll also need to have a positive, ‘can-do’ attitude with strong communication and team work skills.

Must be flexible in your working hours and willing to work weekends / bank holidays. Please note the role will run until the 9th September 2018.

Closing Date: Sunday 27th May 2018

Applications via CV and covering letter to:

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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