Fulltime | BELITSA, Bulgaria

FOUR PAWS is the global animal welfare organisation for animals under human influence, which reveals suffering, rescues animals in need and protects them. Founded by Heli Dungler in Vienna in 1988, the organisation focuses on stray dogs and cats as well as pets, farm animals and wild animals kept in inappropriate conditions as well as in disaster and conflict zones. With sustainable campaigns and projects, FOUR PAWS provides rapid help and long-term protection for suffering animals.

We are searching for a positive thinking personality with great affinity to animal welfare as soon as possible:

Main duties:

  • Studying, observing and evaluating the behavior of brown bears, how they cope with the environment and the other bears in the park
  • Carrying out regular training session with the bears in the park
  • Organizing trainings and educating the bear keepers how to train the bears
  • Identifying bear’s problematic behavior development
  • Studying and developing the enrichment process in the park
  • Preparing monthly plans for bear caring
  • Strictly following the procedures for working in the park



  • Education in the areas of zoology, ecology, biology and veterinary medicine
  • Very good Bulgarian skills, written and spoken
  • Advanced English skills, written and spoken
  • Priority is a driver license
  • Well-structured, efficient way of working, having the ability to multitask
  • Great affinity to animal welfare and FOUR PAWS values and issues

What we offer:

  • A dynamic and pleasant working environment in a professional and motivated team
  • A fully integrated and respectful partnership within an international organization
  • Work experience in an international organization
  • Local and international career development opportunities


We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Are you looking for such an opportunity?

We look forward to meeting you!


Please send your application in Bulgarian or English, preferably via email, to:

Carsten Hertwig

International Head of Competence Centre Bears