Lead Keeper

Organization: Frank Buck Zoo
Location: Gainseville, Texas, us
Job or Internship: Job

To ensure that the animals in the Frank Buck Zoo collection receive exemplary husbandry care, have clean well maintained exhibits, nutritious diets; approved training and enrichment programs. To maintain established protocol, safety for all visitors, employees, and zoo animals, and make recommendations to additions or changes as deemed necessary. Minimum of two years experience conducting staff assessments and discipline. Daily management of the Animal Care Staff including hiring, training, supervising and behavior management of Animal Care staff. Knowledge of USDA and other permitting guidelines required. Daily inspections of all animal care areas of the zoo. Daily review and management of animal care records. First responder in emergency situations. Will be required to live in close proximity (within 15 mile) of the zoo. Minimum of two years experience in safe capture, handling, restraint and transport of birds, reptiles and mammals. Experience with firearms and chemical restraint preferred.

Susan Kleven: skleven@cogtx.org
Mail or fax resume to:
City of Gainesville, HR
200 S. Rusk
Gainesville, TX 76240
Fax: 940-668-4588
Open until filled