Yorkshire Wildlife Park – Primates Section Head

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Primates Section Head

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 475 animals across more than 60 different species. We aim to provide a quality, value for money experience that excites and inspires our guests.

Due to internal promotion, a vacancy has become available for a new Primates Section Head to lead and manage our Primates team. The Section Head is responsible for all aspects of the day to day operational management of the section, including maintaining exemplary husbandry and welfare standards for a range of unique primates and mammal species. Previous experience leading/ supervising a team of staff is essential.

To be considered, candidates must possess a Diploma in the Management of Zoo or Aquarium Animals (DMZAA) or degree level qualification in an animal/ conservation subject area (please refer to person specification in the vacancy pack for details), and must demonstrate comprehensive experience managing a wide range of mammal species within the zoological industry.

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

If you have an enquiry about this vacancy which is not answered by the job vacancy information pack, please contact the HR Department via email at recruitment@yorkshirewildlifepark.com 

Closing Date for this application is Sunday 5th May 2024.



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