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Seasonal Animal Keeper - Small Mammal Team

Date Posted
June 2, 2020
Type
Seasonal

Job Details

The mission of the Blank Park Zoo is to inspire an appreciation of the natural world though conservation, education, research and recreation. The Blank Park Zoo is looking for a responsible, highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to assist with animal care duties on the small mammal team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Cleaning and disinfecting of animal spaces
  • Feeding of the animal collection
  • Observes animal behavior to assess animal welfare
  • Interacts with general public and special groups; answer questions and provides information and assistance as needed
  • Undertakes special projects and duties as assigned

Requirements

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be currently enrolled in, or graduated from a college or university majoring in biology, zoology, psychology or related field

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:

  • Knowledge of the principles of biology, zoology, or environmental interpretation
  • Ability to effectively communicate with people of all ages
  • A strong desire to work with animals in a zoo setting
  • Ability to work in a team environment

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possession of a valid drivers license
  • Proof of current vehicle insurance
  • Capable of lifting 50 pounds
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Ability to pass a background screening
  • Must have a negative TB test

Hours: Must be available to work a minimum of 32 hours a week with a maximum of 40 hours, including evenings and weekends. A schedule will be coordinated with the supervisor prior to starting.

Pay: Hourly

Contact Information

To Apply:

Please complete online application and attach cover letter and resume. 

Click here for online application.

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