Relief Keeper: Part-time, Animal Discovery




Organization: Greensboro Science Center (AZA Member)
Location: Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
Job or Internship: Job

The Greensboro Science Center is seeking a qualified candidate to fill a newly posted, part-time, non-benefited position as: Relief Keeper for Animal Discovery.

This position requires a minimum of a two-year degree in Zoo Technology or related program and 1 year of exotic animal care experience. Skills, abilities and job requirements include: experience in working with a diverse collection of animals, strong communication and teaching skills for daily keeper talks and, excellent observation skills. Candidates should be team-focused but also comfortable working independently. Duties include general feeding, cleaning, habitat maintenance, record keeping, daily enrichment, and operant conditioning, and daily while under the direction of the primary Animal Discovery Keepers. Other activities may include supervision of interns and volunteers, conducting keeper talks, and cross-over relief work in SciQuarium. This position requires flexibility in available work days and will include weekends/holidays. Hours may vary from week to week but may not exceed 29 hours/week on a regular basis.

Please email a resume, cover letter/letter of interest and three reference contact phone numbers to: employment@greensboroscience.org with subject: Relief Keeper-Animal Discovery. You may also submit your materials via mail to: Human Resources – Relief Keeper – Animal Discovery, Greensboro Science Center, 4301 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro, NC, 27455. Applicant closing date is June 17, 2013. Please no phone calls. Applicants chosen for interview will be notified by July 8, 2013.