Part Time Animal Keeper - Education and Programs




Organization: Little Rock Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Little Rock, AR, United States
Job or Internship: Job

Job Description:

To work in the Zoo Education Department to provide husbandry, care and training for a diverse collection of exotic animals. To assist in the development and delivery of formal and informal conservation education programs in a public setting for diverse audiences.

Job Duties:

Performs various daily husbandry and care duties required to maintain a healthy diverse program animal collection. Assist in the development and delivery of formal and informal conservation education classes, programs, presentations and shows for both on-site and off-site that engage and inspire audiences through fun, exciting, and safe animal encounters promoting the mission of the Little Rock Zoo. Assist in the conducting of behavioral training regimen for program animal collection in order to maintain trained exotic animals such as birds of prey, reptiles and small mammals for their safe and effective use in educational programming.

Qualifications and Application:

These knowledge, skills, and abilities are usually, although not always, acquired through completion of high school and two (1) years of experience in the care of birds, mammals, and reptiles or other exotic animals in a controlled environment. Public presentation and interpretation skills are preferred. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT:

Must possess a valid Arkansas Class D (Non-Commercial Vehicle) Driver’s License before employment and maintain licensure for the duration of employment in this position.

Must be available to work weekends and holidays.

Starting Pay: $8.00/hour

ONLY On-Line Applications Accepted.

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Application, Supplemental Questions, Resume and Cover Letter are required. The resume and cover letter should be attached/uploaded to the application.

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