Monday, April 3, 2017

Keeper – Living Coasts



Keeper – Living Coasts

Salary / Rate per hour (if applicable):  Dependent on experience

Part time – 20 hours per week

Seasonal / permanent:  permanent

An exciting opportunity to work in a unique location – Living Coasts, Coastal Zoo and Aquarium, is looking for an animal keeper.
Living Coasts is home to seals, otters, penguins, a wide number of sea birds and wading species.  The aquarium includes local coastal species, rays, archer fish, four eyed fish, octopus and more.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years’ experience working at a zoo or aquarium. We are looking for a proactive person with excellent knowledge of animal welfare and animal handling alongside good observation skills and accurate record keeping. You will be able to work under your own initiative with excellent attention to detail.  You will be a self-disciplined team player with a positive attitude to join the team. The job will involve cover on all animal sections when required.
Desirable would be an interest in diving or a dive qualification, DMZAA, a degree or qualification in a related subject.

Further details on applying can be found on our website www.livingcoasts.org.uk

Closing date:        13th April midday

Interview date: 21st April 




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Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant
      

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