Reptile Keeper




Organization: Birmingham Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Job or Internship: Job

Title: Reptile Keeper

Department: Animal Department- Reptiles

Position Status: Full Time

Zoological Manager: Dan Self

Essential Job Functions:

Care of the collection- including cleaning, feeding, training, enrichment, and maintenance of the reptile, and amphibian collection.

Exhibit upkeep, maintenance, and construction.

Interpretation and interaction with the public in informal as well as structured settings.

Other duties as assigned.

This position involves work with dangerous and venomous animals.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma/GED.

Good oral and written communication skills.

Good observational and record keeping skills.

The ability to work as a team member.

Must be able to interact with the public in a positive manner.

Must be able to lift 50lbs.

Interested candidates should submit their resume to: Dan Self, Zoological Manager of Reptiles.

electronically:

dself@birminghamzoo.com

or snailmail:

Dan Self

Birmingham Zoo

2630 Cahaba Road

Birmingham, AL 35223