Elephant Keeper(16)

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

The Toledo Zoo is recruiting for an Elephant Keeper to be an integral member of its elephant program. The department is comprised of six keepers that care exclusively for 0.2 cows, a 1.5 year old calf and a ten year old bull. Candidates must have 2 years paid elephant experience in PC. In May 2012 the Toledo Zoo completed its expansion of its cow facility and construction of a new bull facility. The candidate would be responsible for all facets of care for a diversified elephant herd, including care/observation of animals, cleaning/maintenance of exhibits, training/enrichment, and record maintenance. Requires a high school diploma with 2 years paid working experience in a zoo elephant department with a Biology Degree or related field desired. The Toledo Zoo offers a starting rate of $14.67 per hour with incremental increases and an attractive benefits and paid time off package.

Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the Zoo’s fleet insurance carrier. The Toledo Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and drug/alcohol free workplace.

Please submit resumes to Julie Mutsko, Recruiting Manager at: resume@toledozoo.org. The position will remain open until filled.