Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

Open Daily, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
$14 adults, $8 children
 

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Open Daily, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
$14 adults, $8 children
 

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January 4, 2022

Reports to: Aquatics Supervisor Status: Nonexempt The Herpetologist is responsible for caring for a diverse group of animals including Panamanian Golden Frogs, several species of Poison Dart Frogs, Jamaican Boas, Woma pythons, Indian Star Tortoise, Green Iguana, and Prehensile tailed skinks. The position is a part of the Aquatics team...

January 4, 2022

Reports To: Ambassador Animal Care Manager Status: Nonexempt PURPOSE OF POSITION Under the direction of the Ambassador Animal Care Manager, this position will be responsible for the daily husbandry and care of the Ambassador Animal collection consisting of varied species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates. This position may...

September 17, 2021

Reports To: Chief Executive Officer Status: Exempt PURPOSE OF POSITION As a member of the Zoo Leadership team, the Animal Care Director is responsible for directing, planning and accomplishing all aspects of the animal care program including animal welfare, nutrition, enrichment, husbandry training, development of protocols, exhibit design, animal health,...

July 6, 2021

Reports To: Horticulture Manager Status: Non-Exempt The Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines, Iowa is a non-profit organization and home to more than 2,800 animals representing nearly 240 species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish, and is fully accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. The mission of...

June 29, 2021

Reports To: Chief Operations and People Officer Status: Non-Exempt The Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines, Iowa is a non-profit organization and home to more than 2,800 animals representing nearly 240 species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish, and is fully accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums....

March 2, 2021

PURPOSE OF POSITION To accomplish all aspects of zoo grounds, outdoor and indoor horticulture, and equipment maintenance. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Follows all protocols...

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