Organization: Smithsonian Institution, National Zoological Park
Location: Washington, DC, DC, United States
Job or Internship: Job
The Smithsonian’s National Zoological Park is soliciting qualified applicants as the Curator of Amazonia, American Trail and Aquatic Environments. We are seeking an experienced leader to: build and direct an aquatic environments operations team to include leading and supervising a diverse workforce of biologists, animal keepers, interns and volunteers in the exhibition and progressive husbandry of exotic and native animals; lead an animal care unit in developing concepts, setting of goals, planning and implementing long (visioning) and short term (daily basis) animal care; plan and oversee the development and continuance of exhibits for living collections including aquatic life support systems, major renovations, preventative maintenance and the preservation of facilities; and to perform relevant research and lead in the promotion, technical guidance and supervision of research with staff and collaborators (including the ability to publish research).
All applicants must apply through USAJobs. Closing date is December 30, 2013.