Closing DateMay 13, 2020
This full time, non seasonal zookeeper position includes rotation through animal care of a large variety of species of mammals, birds, and reptiles – ranging from hyenas, wolves, alligators, otters, reindeer, sloths and zebra. Animal care includes diet preparation and feeding, inspecting habitats, cleaning habitats, maintaining habitats, animal enrichment, and daily reports on animals to zoo director.
This position may include giving tours, animal shows, etc. This position also includes some supervisory duties.
Applicant must be dedicated to all aspects of animal care. Applicant must be able to work well with others.
Facility has indoor and outdoor habitats year round. Applicant must be willing to work outside and inside year round. Applicant must be able to work weekends and holidays as assigned.
Education and Pre-requisites
Minimum 1 year post graduate experience in animal care.
Must have related college degree.
Must be capable of the physical requirements to work in a zoo setting (ie. lift 50 lbs, etc.)
Must be able to work with and without direct supervision.
Must be able to follow written and oral directions.
Compensation and benefits
Position is salaried, with benefits.
Email cover letter, resume and references to SummerfieldZoo@aol.com with e-mail titled “Zookeeper Position”.