Trot along and get your applications in for zookeeper job

If you’re a fan of animals, especially of the horse family, then why not ditch recruitment to look after rhinos and zebras?

The Manchester Evening News reports Chester Zoo is recruiting for a ‘hoofstock’ keeper to look after an array of members of the horse family – ranging from rhinos and zebras to deer and antelope.

The successful recruit must be able to deliver an excellent level of animal husbandry, care and welfare for the assigned mammals – including making sure that all enclosures and facilities are maintained to the highest possible standards.

They will also be educated to HND or degree level in a zoological-related science or equivalent experience, and have proven experience in the care and management of a variety of large hoofstock species in a zoo or safari park setting.

The 18 months contract maternity cover role is requires working 40 hours per week with a salary of £21,356.63, and the closing date for applications is Sunday 14 July.

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