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Animal Keeper - Foot Safari

Woburn Safari Park

Woburn Safari Park

East Midlands Closing date for applications is: 16th Feb 2020
Contact: Briony Barnes ([email protected])
Sector: Animal Care
Type: Paid
Contract type: Part-time

Animal Keeper – Foot Safari

The Animal Encounters department is currently recruiting for a reliable, confident team member to join the animal team on seasonal contract until November 2020.

Working as part of the successful animal team you will be responsible for maintaining a safe environment for both you and the visitors by adhering to associated risk assessments and protocols without exception.

You will be expected to practice high levels of animal husbandry, training and enrichment; as well as ensuring the visitor experience is exceptional.

The successful applicant should demonstrate a passion for animal welfare & conservation, be highly motivated, flexible and committed to Woburn Safari Park’s high standards of husbandry and welfare. Due to the wide variety of species on this large and busy department, candidates must have previous practical experience of working with a range of animals.

As this is a customer facing role, the right candidate will have demonstrable presentation and customer services skills with a passion for education and conservation.

Applicants will need to be flexible as regular weekend working is required to meet the needs of the business.