WMSP Ungulate Keeper...

Hours: 37.5 Hours x 43 weeks & 16 Hours x 9 weeks - Permanent varied hours contract Includes weekends, bank holidays and evenings

Description: West Midland Safari Park are currently recruiting for an Animal Keeper to join our Ungulates Asia team.

This is an exciting opportunity, where we are looking for applicants who can demonstrate the ability and knowledge to work with our extensive range of ungulate species managed in a drive through system. The position involves husbandry tasks, such as feeding, cleaning, health monitoring and enclosure maintenance delivered to a high standard.

The role involves work within the Asia section, African Village and Lemur woods and will include monitoring of our guests in the drive through reserves and the delivery of keeper talks so you must be confident front of house as well as behind the scenes.

About you

The role requires someone who is confident, motivated and enthusiastic about wildlife conservation and has excellent communication skills. The successful applicant will require good wildlife knowledge and have or be working towards, an animal related qualification to HND level or above. Ideally, we are looking for someone with previous experience in a zoological collection, although full training will be given.

Due to the position being required to drive Company vehicles and accessing animal restricted areas, the successful candidate will need to hold 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 some evenings during special events throughout the year.


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

• Annual Pass which gives you and your family and friends free admission and theme park ride wristbands
• Discount through the WMSP Reward Website - on online purchases
• Discount through the WMSP Reward Vectis Card - on in store purchases
• 35% discount in retail and catering outlets

About us

West Midland Safari 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 Woods exhibiting hundreds of exotic animal species with close encounters opportunities galore. The 200-acre site includes a wide range of catering and retail outlets, and a large amusement area with over 25 rides and attractions providing the ideal venue for family days out.

To submit your application for this role, please Apply Online