Zoo Keeper: African Journey (Part-Time)
Applications are being accepted for a part-time Zoo Keeper in the African Journey. The Zoo Keeper performs work necessary to provide basic daily animal care for zoo animals, ensures appropriate animal welfare, and performs husbandry practices such as operant conditioning, enrichment strategy, and assisting with husbandry and enclosure furnishing design. This position is responsible for the daily husbandry of a variety of bird and hoofstock species, including but not limited to: wattled cranes, crowned cranes, Ruppell’s griffon vultures, silvery-cheeked and red-billed hornbills, pelicans, marabou storks, white and black storks, ostriches, Verreaux’s eagle owls, zebra, sitatunga, wildebeests, and giraffe. A Bachelor’s Degree in an animal-related field and one year of experience in a zoological setting are preferred. Click here for a full job description and application.
This is a part-time position requiring availability for up to a 29-hour work week year-round (including evenings, weekends, and holidays).
To apply: submit cover letter, resume, and application by mail: Zoo, Attn: Employment (Zoo Keeper: African Journey), 3411 Sherman Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46808; deliver to zoo office 8am-5pm daily; or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application Deadline: Friday, November 2