WMSP Ungulate Keeper...

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

Salary: £18,350

Description: West Midland Safari Park currently has a permanent vacancy available for an Animal Keeper on our Ungulates Asia Section.

This is an exciting opportunity, where we are looking for applicants who can demonstrate the ability and knowledge to work with an extensive range of ungulate species including Greater one horned rhinos, banteng, anoa, camels, antelope, and deer.

The position involves husbandry tasks, such as feeding, cleaning, health monitoring and enclosure maintenance delivered to a high standard. The role also includes monitoring of our guests in our drive through reserves and may include some tasks in our lemur woods and African Village areas, 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 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:

* Complimentary tickets which gives you and your family and friends free admission and theme park wristbands
* WMSP Reward scheme membership
* Discount in our retail and catering outlets
* Free onsite parking

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.

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