Job Vacancies

May 16, 2017

Trainee Elephant Keeper


Blackpool Zoo

TRAINEE ELEPHANT KEEPER (ANIMAL DEPARTMENT)
 
Ref No TEK/AD/17

 

With its brand new multi-million elephant facility due to be open this summer, award winning Blackpool Zoo is currently looking to fill a trainee position within its Elephant Section.

The successful candidate will be working in a protected contact system and will be assisting in all aspects of the section’s work, daily husbandry including training. The successful applicant will be required to work as part of a close knit team and will be able to demonstrate good communication skills.

You will need to be hard working, physically fit, enthusiastic and reliable. In return we will offer you a 3 year fixed term contract and full on the job training plus the opportunity to take the Diploma in The Management of Zoo and Aquarium Animals.

Start date June 2017,

A job description for the post can be obtained from the Personnel Department.


Please apply (via e-mail or post) enclosing a full CV, a covering letter and quoting the reference number of the post to:
[email protected]
Personnel Department
Blackpool Zoo
East Park Drive
Blackpool
FY3 8PP

The closing date for applications is  31st May 2017

If you have not heard from us within 21 days of the closing date please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion.