Carnivore Keeper

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Carnivore Keeper


Worldwide Zoo Consultants is a global leader in the creation, development and management of a wide variety of specialized animal facilities and projects. From Zoological Parks, Public Aquariums and Animal Sanctuaries, to living museums and immersive animal-based education centers.

Worldwide Zoo Consultants is continuing to expand their team and looking to recruit a talented Carnivore Keeper for an exciting facility in Saudi Arabia. You will be responsible for the day-to-day husbandry operations at the ESBP. Primary responsibilities include the care and wellbeing of Arabian Leopard collection, maintenance of all the habitats, and a positive, hardworking approach within the Carnivore Department.

  • Undertake daily operations within the Carnivore Department to ensure highest level of safety, courtesy, education, efficiency and operational readiness at all times.
  • Maintain positive representation to professional agencies, institutions and various committees.
  • Compliance with health and safety standards in accordance with local municipality rules and regulations.
  • Provide excellent animal care and ensure habitats meet compliance of facility specific policies and procedures.
  • Ensure the correct diets and quantities are fed to the animals.
  • Perform daily animal husbandry tasks, health checks, animal behaviour observation and training.
  • Maintain strict health & safety compliance.
  • Ensure all animals are visually checked and numbers recorded daily.
  • Maintain BOH areas carefully, ensuring they are clean, rubbish cleared, and equipment stored in correct place.
  • Once locked away ensure exhibits are clear of any rubbish and fencing is checked.
  • Follow the set lock up procedure (for carnivores – buddy system).
  • Ensure animals have fresh water at all times.
  • Ensure that animals have access to shelter at all times.
  • Perform duties in order to reduce loss/waste, control costs and accurately communicate expenses.
  • Assist in the maintenance and implementation of new habitats and educational opportunities.
  • Maintain up-to-date records on animal health, system maintenance, system checks and stock reports.
  • Monitor and identify animal health concerns.
  • Communicate to Conservation Manager and Veterinary staff about any animal health concerns to develop and implement a care or treatment plan.
  • Compliance of all policy and procedure documents.
  • Assist in emergency situations to minimize damage, loss or injury to team members, animals or company property.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • 3 years + animal husbandry, zoo experience required.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong listening, presentation and decision-making skills.
  • Committed to the care and welfare of animals.
  • Must be passionate about your job.
  • Good attendance.
  • Good work record.
  • Good timekeeping.

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