Zookeeper - Large Mammals & Carnivores




Organization: The Toledo Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Toledo, Ohio, Country
Job or Internship: Job

Position is responsible for performing a variety of duties related to animal husbandry and the maintenance of exhibits for the large mammal department and will focus on the polar bear and wild-dog collection. The carnivores include but are not limited to polar bears, wolves and wild-dogs. Work involves the preparation and distribution of appropriate diets, animal observation, record maintenance and cleaning of animal areas and some public areas. Position will require shift work in the spring and summer months.

Requires a degree in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education/experience that provides the required knowledge and skills, and previous paid work experience in a zoo setting.

Prior paid experience working with and training canids and or polar bears preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the Zoo fleet insurance carrier.

For consideration please submit resumes to Julie Mutsko, Human Resources Recruiting Manager by Friday, July 5, 2013 at resume@toledozoo.org or The Toledo Zoo, PO Box 140130, Toledo, Ohio 43614.