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Zoo Keeper
This position is: Full Time
Position Location: Animal Department

Zoo Keepers at ZOOSIANA are responsible for the daily care and maintenance of the entire animal collection.  This includes, but is not limited to: diet preparation, feeding, cleaning, observing, training, maintaining exhibits, and more.  Additionally, emphasis is placed on guest service, so comfort and enthusiasm in dealing with zoo guests (to include presentations) is a must. 

Zoo Keepers are required to abide by all rules and policies set forth in the Animal Department and report directly to the General Curator.  ZOOSIANA enforces a uniform policy and requires a clean, professional appearance at all times. 

Competitive applicants will have, at a minimum:

  • Relevant experience (work or volunteer experience in a zoo environment, veterinary clinic, farm, or similar)
  • Relevant education (degree in a related field [animal science, pre-vet, biology, etc.] or related course work taken)
  • Valid references
  • Enthusiasm and ability to learn and excel in a team environment (which does include several independent components)
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions and lift 50+ pounds
  • Zoo Keepers work on weekends and holidays

Interested people should complete the form and upload a resume' by clicking the APPLY button, below.



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