Friday, August 10, 2018

Animal Researcher - (Maternity Cover)

Animal Researcher - (Maternity Cover)

Woburn Safari Park is home to some of the world’s most magnificent and endangered animals. The park consists of a Foot Safari, Road Safari, Retail, Catering, VIP Experiences and Woburn Go Ape and is enjoyed by over 500,000 visitors per year looking for a fun day out.  It is also home to The Safari Lodge, a unique events venue.

We have a unique opportunity for an experienced animal researcher join our team, on a part time, fixed term basis covering a period of maternity leave.

As an Animal Researcher at Woburn Safari Park, you will work closely with the animal sections to conduct research and undertake projects as required.  You will be responsible for collating, analysing, summarising and recording data to produce accurate and meaningful reports.

You will be an effective communicator, possess strong analytical and report writing skills and have excellent working knowledge of Microsoft office packages, including Word and Excel.  You will have good time management skills and be comfortable multi-tasking.

Previous experience of conducting animal focussed research is essential for this position. An understanding of DEFRA / ZEC endorsed monitoring tools would be beneficial.

28 hours per week over 4 days, fixed term up to 12 months.

 A full clean driving licence is required.

Learn more by clicking HERE

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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