WMSP Senior Keeper Carnivore...

Hours: 37.5 hours per week over 5 days, will include weekends, bank holidays and evenings.

Salary: £18,360

Description: West Midland Safari Park have an exciting opportunity for the position of Senior Keeper to join our Carnivore section.

This section manages Lions, Tigers, African wild dogs, Cheetah and Dholes in drive through exhibits. The role requires direct involvement in the daily management of the animals on the section along with supervision of the team in a supportive and positive manner.

About you

The ideal candidate will have previous experience of supervising a team, you will be confident, motivated and approachable with a good understanding of animal husbandry and have relevant experience working with carnivore species.

Your approach to the role will be methodical and safety focused, ensuring that all record keeping, staff training, and Health and Safety regulations are met. You will be passionate and enthusiastic about wildlife, education and biodiversity management.

You will hold an Animal Management qualification, have successfully completed the DMZAA and due to driving in animal restricted areas, possess a full, valid Driving Licence.

You will need to be flexible in your approach to work outside of standard business hours, including weekends, bank holidays and evenings.


As well as benefiting from working with a unique and beautiful species, you’ll also receive a range of additional perks to employment.

* Annual pass which gives you and your family and friends unlimited free admission and ride wristbands
* WMSP reward scheme membership
* Discount in our retail and catering outlets
* Free onsite parking.

About us:

West Midland Safari and Leisure Park is home to some of the world’s most beautiful and critically endangered species, with a four mile safari drive-through, walk-through Discovery Trail, African Village and Lemur Wood, exhibiting hundreds of exotic animal species. The 200 acre site includes a wide range of catering and retail outlets, a large amusement area with 21 rides, and three unique venues for events.

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