Senior Animal Ranger (Primates) – YWP

Abwak WebmasterJob VacanciesLeave a Comment

Senior Animal Ranger (Primates)

Since its opening in 2009, Yorkshire Wildlife Park has evolved to become the UK’s number 1 on-foot safari. We feature walkthrough exhibits that take the guest directly into the world of the animals. A dynamic centre for conservation and welfare, the park currently has around 400 animals across 70 different species. We aim to provide a quality, value for money experience that excites and inspires our guests. With a 5-year masterplan in place, the park is set to continue to expand, creating more ground-breaking animal reserves as part of a multimillion pound, unique and innovative development.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly-motivated individual to join our enthusiastic and energetic Primates team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supervision of the section in the absence of the Team Leader and Deputy Team Leader. Responsible for monitoring the consistent adherence of health and safety and operational procedures. Contribute to ensuring exemplary husbandry and welfare standards for all animals within the section. To deliver our conservation education mission through public engagement and provide an excellent guest experience.

It is essential for candidates to have experience in the management of large primates, including guenons, howler monkeys and baboons.

To be considered, candidates must hold a Diploma in the Management of Zoo and Aquarium Animals (DMZAA) or a degree level qualification in an animal related subject area.

This is a full time, permanent position which will include weekend and bank holiday work.

To download the vacancy information pack and the required application form, please visit the vacancies section of our website

If you have an enquiry about the vacancy which is not answered by the job vacancy information pack, please contact the HR Department via email


Leave a Reply