Zoo Registrar

Organization: Oregon Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Portland, Oregon, United States
Job or Internship: Job

Deadline to Apply: Wednesday, January 1, 2014 @ 5:00pm, Pacific

Salary: $41,328 - $55,263 annually

The Zoo Registrar serves as a member of the animal management team, responsible for maintaining the zoo’s animal records and permits according to industry and legal standards, assisting in the development and implementation of the zoo's collections management policy and the resulting collection plans.

The ideal candidate for this position will have a proven track record of responsibilities, including managing the institution's animal records and related policies, validating the quality of recorded data and ensuring the legal compliance of all animal transactions. The Registrar also serves as liaison to relevant government agencies, other zoological institutions and conservation organizations, including Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and the International Species Information System (ISIS), specific to the role of the Registrar function. This position reports to the Deputy Director of Living Collections.

Minimum Requirements:

A Bachelor’s degree in a registration related area with two years of biology, zoology, fish and wildlife, research, or animal records management related experience; experience with records management, database management or administration, or information science or any combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the job.

To apply: visit www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center. Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

As part of your application materials, please include a resume and a cover letter describing your experience as it relates to the duties of this position.