WMSP Carnivore Keeper...

Hours: Up to 37.5 dependant on the needs of the business, will include weekends, bank holidays and evenings.

Wage: £8.21 aged 25+, £7.70 aged 21-24, £6.15 aged 18-20, £4.35 aged 16-17

Duration: until 10th Nov 2019

Description: West Midland Safari Park are currently recruiting for the position of part time seasonal Carnivore Keeper.

This is an exciting opportunity for a keeper to join our Carnivore section. For the right candidate, this post offers a fantastic opportunity to work with an extensive range of Carnivore species in a Safari Park setting.

The position involves delivering daily husbandry tasks such as feeding, cleaning, health monitoring, animal training and enclosure maintenance delivered to a high standard. The role also includes monitoring of our guests and operating watch towers.

About you:

The role requires someone who is confident, motivated and enthusiastic about wildlife conservation and has excellent communication skills. You will have gained or be working towards an animal related qualification HND level or above. Ideally, we are looking for someone with previous experience in a zoological collection, although full training will be given. We require someone who will be passionate and enthusiastic about wildlife conservation while understanding the importance of safe working practices.

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

Due to driving in animal restricted areas, we are looking for someone who has a full, valid driving licence.

Benefits:

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

* Complimentary tickets which gives you and your family and friends free admission and theme park 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