Bird Keeper(10)




Organization: Houston Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
Job or Internship: Job

The Houston Zoo is seeking applicants with avicultural experience to join our Bird Department team. Qualified candidates should have experience in captive management of a variety of bird species. Job duties include daily feeding and diet preparation; exhibit cleaning and maintenance; restraint and handling; assistance in veterinary procedures; record keeping; and propagation of a variety of bird species. Artificial incubation and hand rearing experience desired. Basic Job Requirements: Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and be able to lift up to 75 lbs. Must be willing to work weekends and holidays, and should expect to perform duties under adverse conditions, including extreme heat, humidity, and rain. Excellent benefits include medical, dental, and life insurance, as well as paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays. EOE. Salary commensurate with experience. Posting closes on December 14, 2012.

Send Resume and Cover letter To: Attn. Hannah Bailey, Curator of Birds, Houston Zoo, Inc. 1513 Cambridge, Houston, TX. 77030-1603 or email: hbailey@houstonzoo.org. No phone calls please.