Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Supervisor of Carnivores

Supervisor of Carnivores

Al Ain Zoo, United Arab Emirates

Al Ain Zoo is seeking an experienced, motivated, hardworking Carnivore Supervisor to lead a dedicated team of Senior Keepers and Keepers within the Carnivore section

This position offers an excellent opportunity to work with a wide range of carnivore species in extensive habitat displays in the largest Zoo in the Middle East. Al Ain Zoo is a 1000 hectare wildlife experience with a focus on arid land wildlife conservation, education, animal management, veterinary care and visitor experience.

 It has over 200 species of animal consisting of more than 3800 specimens displayed in extensive landscaped habitats and a 53 hectare African Wildlife Safari.

The Role:
The Supervisor of Carnivores is responsible for the daily supervision of the section including staff management, setting routine daily procedures, applying enrichment plans, undertaking husbandry procedures, maintaining and updating Standard Operating Procedures, record keeping on ZIMS and maintaining a safe working environment.

The position is full time, working 5 days per week and will include weekends and public holidays. Applicants should be physically fit, able to work outdoors in challenging conditions and be culturally sensitive.

Qualifications & Experience:
A Bachelor Degree in Zoology, Animal Science, Veterinary Science or a related field is desirable with a minimum of 7 years of relevant working experience.

To Apply:
Applicants should send their full, updated CV and covering letter to: recruitment@alainzoo.ae by the 11th June 2018

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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