Job Postings

Senior Animal Keeper – Full Time


Aggieland Wild Animal Safari

Closing Date
November 15, 2020

Join our Zoo Crew as a Senior Animal Keeper in our Adventure Zoo! Animal keepers are typically not assigned to a single species, but are tasked based on experience, comfort level, and expertise. All Senior Keepers must be comfortable transitioning between different species and exhibits following initial training. Previous experience in a zoological institution, wildlife conservancy, or exotic animal facility is required. Applicants without previous experience will not be considered.

Education and Pre-requisites

– Completion of Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in animal directed studies (e.g. Zoology, Biology, Animal Science, etc.)
– At least one year’s experience working with exotic mammals (excluding pocket pets)
– Thorough knowledge of animal behavior and husbandry
– At least 18 years of age or older & legally authorized to work in the United States
– Pass a background check & drug test
– Available to work weekends and holidays

– Experience working with a wide variety of animals such as exotic hoofstock, carnivores, birds, reptiles, etc.
– 2+ years experience in a zoological institution or wildlife conservancy
– Ability to work as a team
– Display efficiency and time management skills
– Complete assigned tasks with a positive attitude
– Demonstrate initiative and eagerness to learn

Compensation and benefits

Determined based on experience and availability.

Application instructions

Visit to download a standard application of employment. Submit application, resume/CV, and a letter of intent to

Initial interview may be conducted on site, via phone, or Skype. Applicants being considered for the position must also perform a working interview.

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