Job Postings

Part Time Animal Keeper


Malibu Wine Safari

Closing Date
January 6, 2018

Malibu Wine Safari is seeking a part-time animal keeper. This person will assist the Animal Care Supervisor at our beautiful ranch in Malibu, California. Part-time animal keepers will work up to 20 hours a week, working to improve and enrich our animal’s lives. Well qualified applicants will be passionate about animal welfare, especially endangered species. They will also have a strong desire to share their knowledge with the public.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

-Monitoring and documenting Daily Animal Health
-Preparation of diets including processing of meat, fruits/veggies and daily administration of supplements.
-Maintaining cleanliness of animal habitats and food areas.
-Operant conditioning & environmental/behavioral enrichment.
-Educational Tours & Keeper Talks.
-Interaction and Handling of animals including hands-on.
-Assist with veterinary care and baby raising as needed.
-Modifying exhibits and participation with building of new exhibits.
-Maintenance of grounds in and around exhibits.

Education and Pre-requisites

-2 years in Biology/Zoology or related field or equivalent education, experience, and training, preferable.
-Minimum 1 Year previous experience in an exotic wildlife facility.
-A team player that will interact positively with guests, staff, and volunteers.
-Must be able lift at least 50 pounds.
-Must work under challenging conditions and extreme weather.
-Must be a motivated self-starter with a positive attitude and good work ethic.
-Must be honest, trustworthy and organized and be passionate about conservation for Endangered and Threatened wildlife.
-Must have valid driver’s license and social security card or Work Visa.
-Up to date vaccinations including for Tetanus and be TB Negative.
-One [1] letter of reference/recommendation is a plus.

Compensation and benefits

Not specified.

Application instructions

Please send your Resumé and Cover Letter to — and– along with any related documents. We also enjoy pictures of your past experiences, please include them with your application. We carefully evaluate all applicants and will call for interviews over the phone. Good Luck!