Texas Wild! Farm and Town Keeper

Organization: Fort Worth Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Job or Internship: Job

The Fort Worth Zoo is now accepting applications for the above-mentioned position. Candidates with broad generalized experience are encouraged to apply. This position works primarily in the Texas Wild! Farm and Town public contact area with domestic animals, along with small native Texas mammals, reptiles and some horse experience is preferred. Keepers are responsible for providing basic animal husbandry, monitoring animal health, maintaining cleanliness of animal areas, and minor exhibit modification. Public interaction includes both formal and informal presentations throughout the day. Position requires a high school diploma or equivalent, good communication and organizational skills, and ability to work well with others in a team environment. Starting salary $12.50/hr. (with one year of paid animal care experience), plus benefits. Position is open until filled. Final candidates must successfully pass a background check/drug screen. Interested applicants may submit application/resume to:

Human Resources Department

Fort Worth Zoo

1989 Colonial Parkway

Fort Worth, TX 76110

Fax: 817-759-7251

Apply online www.fortworthzoo.org