Ähtärin Eläinpuisto Oy – Ähtäri Zoo is looking for an independent and challenging job-seeker for a permanent employment relationship. The main areas of responsibility are the management of giant pandas and other tasks and items assigned by Ähtäri Zoo. We require the applicant to have extensive knowledge of animals, co-operation, flexibility and customer service. We ask for the qualification of the zoo operator or the selected person must undertake to work as a zoo animal keeper alongside the work.

The selection emphasizes in particular the interest and the ability to media and public work as part of an animal care team and customer service. In addition, good co-operation is required with Ähtäri Zoo maintenance, administration and collaborators. The language skills requirement is good Finnish and English. Other language skills are considered an advantage.

This task requires continuous and partly independent work with giant panda (China, panda zoos around the world and collaborators) and contacts with the aforementioned parties by letter, telephone and digital media.

The work involves a six-month induction course during which the person to be elected is acquainted with the treatment of giant pandas, veterinary medicine, zoology and conservation material. Tasks include gathering information about giant panda together with other experts and maintaining this material. Part of the induction period will be realized in China.

The application period ends on 18.8.2017.
Applications with a salary request by e-mail: mauno.seppakoski(at)ahtarizoo.fi
Inquiries: General Curator Mr Mauno Seppäkoski, telephone +358 (0)400-267393, Mon-Thu 9 am-11am

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