Organization: Connecticuts Beardsley Zoo
Location: Bridgeport, CT, United States
Job or Internship: Job
Keepers are responsible for the performance of tasks associated with the daily husbandry of the animal collection. This would include cleaning exhibits and holding areas, feeding, health management, record keeping and enrichment of the animals in an assigned area. Additional responsibilities include exhibit maintenance upkeep and repair, assisting with grounds maintenance in and around exhibits, care of plants and vegetation in and around exhibits. Additional duties would include assisting in the zoos education programming and special events. Must be available for a flexible work schedule including weekends and holidays. Work maybe outdoors, subject to harsh environmental elements, and be physically demanding.
Requires an Associate degree in biological or life science, Bachelors preferred and one year of experience working with exotic animals. The successful candidate must possess strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work well in a team approach to animal care.
Should you wish to apply for the above position, you may do so by November 8, 2013. Please send letter of intent and resume (in Word format) to Erica Marcantonio in HR – 203-881-3135 (fax) or you can email email@example.com.