Tuesday, June 12, 2018

LVI Trainee Keeper

LVI Trainee Keeper

Salary / Rate per hour: Age related pay scales.

Part time: 15.5 hours per week


Newquay Zoo, a registered scientific and education charity, has an exciting opportunity for a Trainee LVI keeper to join our team. You will be able to demonstrate a basic knowledge of husbandry practices and how they are implemented. You will also be reliable with good time-keeping and attendance and able to demonstrate professionalism.  A knowledge and background in LVI care is beneficial but not essential.
Newquay Zoo offers the following benefits (after probationary period):
•        28 days paid holiday pro rata (inclusive of Bank Holidays) rising to 33 days pro rata after 5 years.
•        Company sick pay
•        Branded uniform provided (as required)
•        Relevant internal and external training provided
•        Free entry to our 3 zoos for staff and immediate family
•        Complimentary tickets
•        Discounts in our Catering and Retail outlets (as applicable)
•        Free staff parking
•        Child care voucher

Please note, we will be reviewing applications and conducting interviews throughout the advertising period for this role. The role may therefore be filled prior to the closing date.  We would encourage you to submit your application form as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. All candidates will be notified of the outcome of their application by email within 4 weeks of submitting their application. We are only able to provide individual feedback to those candidates who are successful through to the interview stage.

To complete our online application form, please go to our website: www.newquayzoo.org.uk/about/vacancies

Closing date:        Friday 22nd June 2018

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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