Team Leader - Mammals Central

Closing Date: Sunday 9 June 2024

Department: Mammals - Zoo Operations

Reports to: Deputy Curator Mammals

Location: Jersey

 

The Role

The team leader of Mammals Central will be responsible for, but not limited to, the oversight of the animals including wild pigs, aardvark, meerkat, anteater, goats, small mammals and medium sized primates. The role is responsible for growing and developing the husbandry needs for the collection, maintaining appropriate facilities, and other mammal exhibits as part of the department. This role sits between the senior keepers and the curators and acts as the daily operational lead for the section. The role will manage a small team of keepers, providing guidance and training, managing appraisals and rotas as well as maintaining the highest levels of animal husbandry, research and guest interaction. You will have to work closely with the team leaders of mammals south and north and be prepared to learn the husbandry requirements for the entire mammal collection as well are working closely with our field conservation and knowledge teams.

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How to apply

Please fill in the application form and send your CV and cover letter to Recruitment@durrell.org clearly stating the job you wish to apply for.