Animal Keeper(21)




Organization: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Colorado Springs, CO, United States
Job or Internship: Job

Primary Species: Orangutans, Gorillas, Lion-tailed Macaques, Siamangs, Golden Lion Tamarins and Naked Mole Rats

This is a Full-time, Benefited position.

See Job description at www.cmzoo.org

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is currently searching for a full-time, Animal Keeper to work in our Primate World building. As a primary keeper this keeper will be responsible for all aspects of these areas’ animal husbandry. Training and enrichment goals for all species will be demanding. Applicants must have excellent public speaking skills to provide engaging experiences for Zoo guests. Operant conditioning training skills are a must with first-hand experience in training new behaviors. Preference will be given to those applicants who have at least one year paid experience.

Please submit cover letter and resume to Animal Care Manager, Dina Bredahl. All resumes and cover letters must be sent to Dina’s email by March 9th to be accepted for consideration. Please email to: dbredahl@cmzoo.org