Three Year Fixed Term Trainee Keeper - HUB (Flying Birds/Park Birds/ Sealions/Farm)

 THREE YEAR FIXED TERM TRAINEE KEEPER – HUB FLYING BIRDS/PARK BIRDS/ SEALIONS/FARM

 

The Zoological Society of London has a vacancy for a Fixed Term Trainee Keeper on the Hub - Flying Birds/Park Birds/Sealions/Farm - based at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.

The primary duties of this position will be focussed on Flying Birds although there will be a requirement to assist on all of the elements on the Hub as required.  The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a strong interest in and commitment to the care and training of both Birds of Prey and exotic species such as our dynamic group of free flying Macaws. A proven record of work in this area would be an advantage.

Attention to detail, enthusiasm, good communication skills and the ability to present animal demonstrations to large audiences are essential to this position.

In addition the successful candidate will undertake the DMZAA course.

Please note that this position is non–transferable for the duration of the contract.

To apply please complete and attach separately the ZSL Application Form and Equality of Opportunity Monitoring form and email to wzhr@zsl.org

File ZSL Job Application Form (57.27 KB)

File EQUALITY OF OPPORTUNITY MONITORING FORM (35.22 KB)

The closing date for applications is Monday 4th August 2014