Wildlife Culturist (EMNRD #5521) - Animal Keeper

Organization: Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park (AZA Member)
Location: Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States
Job or Internship: Job

Provide the daily care and maintenance for captive wildlife including birds, mammals,reptiles, amphibians, fish and invertebrates meeting and or exceeding the animal husbandry and animal welfare standards of the USDA "Animal Welfare Act" as well as meeting and exceeding the standrads of a zoo accredited by AZA, while adhering to the mission and ensuring the goals and objectives of the Energy Minerals and Natural Resources Department (EMNRD), State Parks Division (SPD) and Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park are met. This is a permanent position, pay range: $13.30 - $23.64 per hour. Zoo Contact: Holly Payne, General Curator, holly.payne@state.nm.us, 575-887-5516. Application must be made via New Mexico State Personel Office: www.spo.state.nm.us/State_Employment.aspx