Trainee Keeper – Elephants


24. 06. 2018

Main employment

Prague zoo has an amazing opportunity for the right candidate to join its team of dedicated elephant keepers in the position of: Trainee Keeper – Elephants Section.


  • Secondary school education with the relevant focus having passed A-levels or similar qualifications
  • Minimum of one year work experience in a recognised zoological institution and preferably proven track experience with animal training
  • Good communication skills and ability to work in team of eight keepers
  • Willingnes to work with elephants in protected and free contact situations
  • Reliability and flexible working hours (weekends and during the zoo’s extended opening hours, business trips abroad)
  • Full driver's licence
  • Technical literacy
  • Communication in English + willingnes to learn Czech language

We offer:

  • The security and stability of a large organisation
  • Exceptional work with a breeding group of elephants in direct and protected contact
  • Pay pursuant to Gov. Reg. 341/2017 Col., on Payment Relations for Employees in Public Services and Administration

Initially the employment will be for a fixed period of one year, with an indefinite extension depending on the results
Please send a motivation letter and a structured CV to the e-mail address:
This position is opened until filled