Senior Keeper




Organization: Zoo Miami (AZA Member)
Location: Miami, Florida, United States
Job or Internship: Job

Senior Keeper

This is a field supervisory position responsible for the carnivore and quarantine areas and the keepers assigned to the areas. This position performs zookeeper duties but also provides training, guidance and assistance to keeper staff on husbandry, operant conditioning, nutrition, behavior, area maintenance and staff scheduling.

Minimum qualifications: High school diploma or GED. Three years of experience in animal husbandry at a zoological park are required. Must possess a driver license. Must be able to work days, nights, holidays, and weekends on a varied work schedule.

A degree in one of the biological sciences is preferred. Proficiency in outlook, excel, word, adobe and power point are also preferred.

Salary range is $34,510 - $54,798 per year with an excellent benefit package.

All applicants must complete a county application on line at www.miamidade.gov/humanresources/ Additionally, please send a cover letter and resume to Deidre Flaherty, Zoological Supervisor at fdeidre@miamidade.gov with the subject Job number 18842 by 21 April 2013.