Grounds Maintenance Operative - Animal Care
Reference number - 2078 - 2561
Location - Portsmouth
Salary - Band 3 £16,908 - 17,403 p.a.
Job type/hours - Permanent Full Time - 37 hours per week Monday to Friday but will be required to work some weekends
Part time hours may be considered please clearly indicate on your application the number of hours you wish to work per week and the days you would be available.
Closing date - 5pm on Thursday 13 December 2018
As part of the Grounds Maintenance operations team you will carry out the necessary works to maintain all aviaries, animal enclosures and ponds to ensure the health and security of all birds, animals and fish held within Victoria Park and College Park enclosures.
You will be responsible for carrying out a range of duties which will include tending to livestock daily for the feeding, watering and cleaning of the quarters. You will be required to replenish straw/woodshavings/hay as required and complete regular cleaning of the hutches, houses and walls, inspecting all structures to ensure the quarters are clean and suitable for the livestock.
You will be inspecting livestock for signs of ill health and injury, undertaking basic healthcare and administering medication or transporting the livestock to veterinary practice for treatment.
If you have experience of working with animals and practical knowledge in the care and welfare of commercial animals then please get in touch.
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