Wild Animal Keeper




Organization: Akron Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Akron, Ohio, United States
Job or Internship: Job

Wild Animal Keeper

The Akron Zoo is seeking individuals with good interpersonal skills and a mature attitude for physical work. A four-year degree is strongly preferred; a minimum of an Associates degree or equivalent is required. A minimum of six months of animal care experience at an AZA facility is required; also a minimum of three years of progressive work experience is strongly preferred. Experience on at least a seasonal basis in an AZA facility is required. Responsible for accomplishment of primary animal care and all related duties in the zoo. Must be available weekends, holidays, and for a flexible schedule.

This is a full-time position with benefits. Salary range is $11.75-$14.25 per hour, based on experience. The Zoo is a Drug-Free Workplace and an EOE; 18 or over to apply.

Please send resume to: Akron Zoological Park, Attn: Human Resources, 500 Edgewood Avenue, Akron, OH 44307-2199; fax: 330-374-8939; e-mail: maitken@akronzoo.org