Thursday, May 10, 2018

Trainee Keeper - Birds – Paignton Zoo

Trainee Keeper - Birds – Paignton Zoo

Age related pay scales

Part-time – 20 hours over 5 days including some weekends


We are looking for a Trainee Keeper in the Bird department.  The role involves the day to day husbandry of a large and diverse collection of birds focusing on animal welfare, bio-security, record keeping and ensuring that exhibits are maintained to the highest standards.  Previous experience within a zoo or similar establishment would be an advantage as well as some aviculture experience.  You will have a basic knowledge of husbandry practices and how they are implemented and be reliable with good time-keeping and attendance.

Paignton Zoo offers the following benefits (after probationary period):
•        28 days paid holiday (inclusive of Bank Holidays) rising to 33 days 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 vouchers

To complete an online application form please visit our website

Closing date:        Sunday 27th May 2018
Interview date: Tuesday 5th June 2018

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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