Children's Zoo Keeper




Organization: Audubon Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Job or Internship: Job

POSITION: Children’s Zoo KeeperLOCATION: Audubon Zoo, New Orleans, LAAudubon Zoo is seeking a dependable and highly motivated keeper for the Children’s Zoo. This candidate will maintain high standards of husbandry on our collection which includes a wide variety of reptiles, small mammals, birds, and domestic hoof stock. Experience with operant conditioning and enrichment preferred. We are seeking someone who is passionate about the impact Children’s Zoo has on our guest experience. Our ideal candidate can work well in a close-knit team environment while also building relationships with other departments within the zoo.Applicants must have a college degree (degree in biology, zoology, or similar is preferred) and at least 1 year of zoo experience (paid or unpaid). Keeper level of hire will be based on the amount of previous experience. Interested candidates must have a current negative TB and rabies test.Audubon Zoo is an exciting place to work, as there are many new projects currently underway along with planned future exhibit enhancements within the zoo. New Orleans is a wonderful city to be in where the city has undergone a significant rebirth after Hurricane Katrina.Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to:Courtney Eparvier, Curator of Primates and Sea Lionsceparvier@auduboninstitute.org