Job Postings

Zoo Keeper including Carnivores


Cougar Mountain Zoo

Closing Date
July 21, 2014

The Cougar Mountain Zoo is seeking a full-time zoo keeper for the bird and mammal department, including carnivores. This position requires a self-motivated, energetic and flexible individual with a professional attitude and appearance. All candidates must be willing to work outside and have knowledge of the habits and hazards of working with zoo animals.

Candidate will be responsible for but not limited to routine animal husbandry, habitat maintenance, behavioral enrichment/training, capture/restraint, veterinary procedures and interact with the public through tours, mini lectures and outreaches.

Education and Pre-requisites

Minimum requirements include a degree in Biology (or related field) and a minimum of 2 years paid zoo experience. Must work well with staff/volunteers and be willing to work outside normal hours including weekends/holidays and ability to lift 50#.

Compensation and benefits

Salary to commensurate with experience.

Application instructions

Send cover letter and resume to: