Animal Keeper I- Herp Team

Organization: The Buffalo Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Buffalo, NY, United States
Job or Internship: Job


Minimum two-year degree in one of the natural sciences or a closely related discipline, four-year degree preferred. A minimum of one year paid experience as a herp keeper in an AZA Zoo or Aquarium. Proven successful experience in the husbandry and management of SSP and PMP herp species is required. Applicants must have completed a formal venomous reptile training and/or certification program at an AZA Zoo or Aquarium.

Experience with physical restraint equipment, vehicles and related maintenance equipment; ability to operate vehicles including van, dump truck, pickup truck, front loader and so when needed. Applicants must show proficiency in use of all cleaning and husbandry equipment and supplies.

Must have or obtain upon hire a valid NYS drivers license, and must have an average or better driving record based on the evaluation process of our insurance company.

Health plan, life insurance, 403B pension plan, annual leave time, holiday time, sick time benefits.

Equal opportunity employer

Please submit resume outlining education and experience to:

Gerald Aquilina, General Curator

Use subject line: Herp position applicant

Closing date 30 January 2012