Elephant Keeper(15)




Organization: The Toledo Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Toledo, OH, United States
Job or Internship: Job

The Toledo Zoo is looking for a keeper to be an integral part of the elephant program. Applicant must have 2 years paid elephant experience with proven abilities to work elephant in PC appropriately. The Toledo Zoo’s elephant program manages 0.2 cows, a 1.5 year old calf and a ten year old bull. In May 2012 the Toledo Zoo completed its expansion of its cow and construction of a new bull facility. The candidate would be responsible for all facets of care for a diversified elephant herd, including care/observation of animals, cleaning/maintenance of exhibits, training/enrichment, and record maintenance. Requires a high school diploma with paid working experience in a zoo mammal department. Must have 2 years paid elephant experience in PC. Degree in Biology or related field desired. The Toledo Zoo offers a starting rate of $14.67 per hour with incremental increases and an attractive benefits and paid time off package.

Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the Zoo’s fleet insurance carrier. The Toledo Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and drug/alcohol free workplace. The position will remain open until filled.

Please submit resumes to Julie Mutsko, Recruiting Manager at:resume@toledozoo.org.