Bird Trainer - Interpretive Naturalist 1

Organization: Minnesota Zoological Garden (AZA Member)
Location: Apple Valley, Minnesota, United States
Job or Internship: Job

The Minnesota Zoo seeks a dedicated individual to provide daily care, training, and management to the Minnesota Zoo World of Bird Show collection. Participate in designing, developing, and presenting interpretive programs, including daily Bird Shows. This position involves working weekends, some evenings, and holidays.


Bachelor's degree in Biology, Zoology, Wildlife Management, Environmental Education, Ecology, or closely-related animal science AND 3 months of full-time experience in a formal interpretive program utilizing live animals. Experience must include animal handling, care and formal presentation;


Two years of experience in a formal interpretive program utilizing exotic animals. Experience must include animal handling, care, and formal presentation.

YOU MUST SUBMIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION describing your experience to be considered. Please use the Job Specific Questions section of Resume Builder to submit this information. Information should include types of programs, size of audiences, and subjects/species of animals interpreted.


- Experience utilizing free flighted birds in interpretive programs

- Formal animal training experience


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Job posting closes at 11:59 PM on June 28, 2013. No late applications will be accepted.


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