Animal Caretaker

Emirates Park Zoo

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Posted
Ref: SP381-04

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• Animal caretakers to feed, water, bathe, groom, and exercise animals, clean the cages, equipment and watch animals, record their condition, and report any problems.
• Good interpersonal, communication, customer service, and time management skills essential.
• Affection for animals, concern for their welfare, and a willingness to accommodate animals in the work place.
• Ability and initiative, working with minimal supervision and direction.

Requirements

• 1 year or more experience in Vet Clinic or Vet Hospital.
• Good interpersonal, communication, customer service, and time management skills essential.
• Affection for animals, concern for their welfare, and a willingness to accommodate animals in the work place.
• Ability and initiative, working with minimal supervision and direction.
• Maturity, good judgment and a professional personal appearance.
• Ability to read, write and understand English required.
• Ability to identify problems or patient conditions (medical and behavioral) that need to be brought to the attention of the immediate supervisor or the veterinary technician.
• Treat people and animals with respect; contribute to effective teamwork; and, foster public relations beneficial to the shelter and its programs.
• Familiarity with animals, knowledge of animal behavior or experience volunteering or working with a rescue group, humane society, foster care involvement or other animal welfare agency are a plus.
• Comfort and ability to work with animals of unknown disposition and those who may exhibit medical and other problems, as well as aggressive tendencies.

About the Company

Emirates Park Zoo is one of the most exciting educational places in the UAE and is now home to various species of animals, including an ever-growing list of attractions and interactive activities.

It was built on the premise that every guest will be able to appreciate nature all over again, after encountering new discoveries, unique experiences and unforgettable memories.

The zoo offers an exciting concept where guests can interact with many species by interacting the many farm and wild animals that are housed at the zoo.

The Emirates Park Zoo also boasts the Emirates Park Resort - with a luxury chalet in the middle of the zoo and deluxe rooms with a swimming pool, a food and beverage section with a selection of different cuisines, a play area for kids and a souvenir shop.

Activities at the zoo include animal feeding, animal shows, zip and climb and car adventures. Guests can also experience a VIP experience such as breakfast with birds, breakfast with giraffes, lunch with a leopard, a crocodile experience and dinner with elephants.