Zoo Keeper: African Journey (Full-Time)




Organization: Fort Wayne Children's Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Fort Wayne, IN, United States
Job or Internship: Job

Applications are being accepted for a full-time animal keeper in the African Journey. This position is primarily responsible for the daily husbandry of our primate collection, which includes de Brazza’s monkeys, Spot-nosed guenons, Allen's swamp monkeys, and colobus monkeys. This position will also provide back-up assistance for carnivores and giraffe. Candidates must have excellent communication skills, possess strong attention to detail, and be team orientated. Operant conditioning will be required, so those with operant conditioning experience will be preferred. Candidates should also be comfortable interacting with large groups of guests. For a complete job description, see www.kidszoo.org.

This is a full-time position requiring availability for a 40-hour work week year-round (including weekends and holidays).

To apply: submit cover letter, resume, and application by mail: Zoo, Attn: Employment (African Journey), 3411 Sherman Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46808; deliver to zoo office 8am-5pm daily, or email to employment@kidszoo.org.

Application Deadline: Friday, July 5