Zoo Keeper(s)

Organization: Jackson Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Jackson, MS, Country
Job or Internship: Job

The Jackson Zoo is seeking qualified applicants for Zoo Keeper positions available immediately. Keepers are responsible for the daily husbandry, exhibit upkeep, environmental enrichment and ongoing conditioning of a diverse collection of animals. Individual must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds and work in all weather conditions.

Successful applicant must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen, background check and be eligible for a Mississippi driver’s license. At least one year zoo or animal care experience along with educational background in a related field is preferred.

Please send resume to Willie Bennett, Animal Care Supervisor, Jackson Zoo, 2918 West Capitol Street, Jackson, MS 39209, or by fax at 601-352-2594 or email to info@jacksonzoo.org with Keeper position in the subject line. No phone calls please and interviews by appointment only.