Senior Herpetology Keeper

Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust is an international charity working to save species from extinction. Headquartered in Jersey in the Channel Islands, Durrell focuses on the most threatened species in the most threatened places.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to promote the Trust’s work in the captive husbandry and breeding of amphibians and reptiles by working on the daily management of the animal collection and to ultimately play a crucial role in fulfilling Durrell’s mission of saving species from extinction.

  • The role will include the daily husbandry of a diverse reptile and amphibian collection and associated invertebrate food colonies in conjunction with the other section staff;
  • To deliver regular public engagement activities, including keeper talks as required about the animals on site to provide accurate, current and in-depth information relating to the breadth of conservation work of the Trust;
  • Detailed daily record keeping, occasionally including research;
  • Training of visiting students;
  • Participation in wider zoo and conservation activities as required.

How to Apply

To apply for this position please visit our website:

Please send your completed application form and CV with cover letter to, clearly indicating for which position you wish to apply for.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 24th November 2020.

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Key Information


Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust




Full Time


Mid Level


Conservation, Nature & Wildlife


Jersey, Jersey

Application Deadline:

24th November 2020 at 5:00pm

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