Friday, October 5, 2018

Experienced Mammal Keeper

Experienced Mammal Keeper

Colchester Zoo

Colchester Zoo is seeking an experienced and highly motivated animal keeper to join its carnivore department. You will be working in a team of five keepers, reporting to the Head of Section.

This section is responsible for the daily management and husbandry or our large carnivores (lions, leopards, bears) and as such the successful candidate will be responsible for but not limited to; cleaning of exhibits, feeding and general care and welfare of the animals and associated tasks. Experience in public speaking and visitor engagements will be advantageous.

The ideal candidate will have work for a minimum of two years in an accredited zoological institution and have experience of working with large carnivores. It is expected that you will have been awarded a diploma in zoo animal management, however, consideration will be given to the individuals own level of zoological experience and academic achievement.

The candidate will have a clean full UK drivers licence.

Closing date for applications is 19th Oct 2018

To apply for this position please send your CV and covering letter to

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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