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EXPERIENCED LARGE MAMMAL KEEPER

Blackpool Zoo - OPEN

Blackpool Zoo - OPEN

North West Closing date for applications is: 25th Sep 2020
Contact: Anita Bubbins ([email protected])
Sector: Animal Care
Type: Paid
Contract type: Full-time

Blackpool Zoo is looking for an experienced Large Mammal Keeper to assist in the daily care and husbandry needs of a wide range of exotic and domestic mammals that it currently maintains on its Large Mammal Section, many of which are managed as part of captive breeding programmes including Giraffe, Blesbok, Hartmann’s Mountain Zebra, Lowland Tapir, Bongo, Giant Anteater and Aardvark. The successful candidate will also help in developing and moving forward the section within the framework of the animal department's aims and objectives.

You will need to be hard working, physically fit, enthusiastic, and reliable. You should possess the Diploma in The Management of Zoo and Aquarium Animals (DMZAA) or an equivalent and have a minimum of three years’ experience working with a wide range of large mammal species.

Salary of £18,694.00 per annum plus subsidised single occupancy (on site) accommodation if required.

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Please note, we will be reviewing applications and conducting interviews throughout the advertising period for this role. The role may therefore be filled prior to the closing date. We would encourage you to submit your application form as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. If you have not heard from us within 14 days of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion. We are only able to provide individual feedback to those candidates who are successful through to the interview stage.

Please send a detailed CV and covering letter explaining why you wish to be considered for this post to Mrs Anita Bubbins, Personnel Manager, Blackpool Zoo, East Park Drive, Blackpool, Lancashire. FY3 8PP or by email to [email protected]

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