Section Supervisor: Indiana Family Farm & Australian Adventure (Full-Time)
Applications are being accepted for a full-time Section Supervisor of the Indiana Family Farm and Australian Adventure. The Section Supervisor of the Indiana Family Farm and Australian Adventure is a working leader that provides direct supervision of employees and coordination of daily operations in the Indiana Family Farm and Australian Adventure. The position reports directly to the Area Curator of the Central Zoo and Australian Adventure.
The Section Supervisor oversees a staff of approximately eight full-time and part-time keepers, as well as additional summer staff and volunteers assigned to the Indiana Family Farm and Australian Adventure. The Section Supervisor’s responsibilities also include: ensuring that a high standard of animal welfare and FWCZ policy and procedures are being implemented in the assigned areas; hiring, supervising, coaching, and training animal care staff assigned to the areas; developing and directing daily and weekly work assignments, projects, and staff schedules; overseeing animal health and behavior monitoring and evaluating observations; performing and monitoring animal training and enrichment programs; preparing written reports and records and entering data into ZIMS as necessary; performing and/or supervising veterinary treatments as directed by veterinarians; performing all zoo keeper duties as required; assisting in the maintenance, operations, and education functions of the zoo as necessary; and actively contributing to positive guest experiences. Successful candidates should be knowledgeable about advanced animal care and handling; have a demonstrated knowledge of zoo policies, standards, operations, cleaning, and maintenance techniques; have the ability to adapt to an ever-changing daily routine; possess a strong work ethic and attention to detail; demonstrate excellent organizational and problem solving skills; maintain a high level of professionalism; and possess excellent teamwork, communication, and coaching skills. Bachelor’s degree in life sciences or a related field, valid driver’s license, and three years of experience in a zoological setting are required. Click here for a full job description and application.
This is a full-time position requiring availability for a 40-hour work week year-round (including evenings, weekends, and holidays).
To apply: submit cover letter, resume, and application by mail: Zoo, Attn: Employment (Section Supervisor), 3411 Sherman Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46808; deliver to zoo office 8am-5pm daily; or email to email@example.com.
Application Deadline: Friday, October 5