Out of Africa Wildlife Park
Closing DateMay 25, 2020
Out of Africa is seeking an animal keeper to care for a diverse collection of ungulates and interact with the public as a tour guide. Experience with large hoofstock and rhinos is preferred. Position is full-time. Schedule includes weekdays, weekends, and holidays as assigned. Applicants must be willing to work outside in extreme weather conditions. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, exotic animal care and husbandry, habitat maintenance, enrichment, diet preparation, daily upkeep of animal logs, and assistance with veterinary procedures as needed. Approved applicant will also be responsible for conducting educational and entertaining safari tours among free-roaming animals.
Education and Pre-requisites
Degree in biology or related field is required. Applicants must have good observation and communication skills, work harmoniously with fellow staff and supervisors, and be able to work independently. An outgoing, positive personality is essential as the selected applicant will be expected to provide excellent customer service. Background in large animal husbandry and public speaking preferred. Must be able to lift 75 pounds. Ability to drive large vehicles and stick shifts is a plus. Out of Africa is an equal opportunity employer. Drug test required.
Compensation and benefits
Send cover letter and resume to:
Courtney Palmer- email@example.com
No phone calls please.
Resumes will remain on file and will be reviewed for openings within 6 months of job posting.