Keeper I - Carnivores

Organization: Phoenix Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Phoenix, AZ, United States
Job or Internship: Job

Lions, Tigers, and Bears oh my!

The Arizona Zoological Society, doing business as the Phoenix Zoo, is seeking a full-time temporary keeper for our Carnivores. This position will likely run from late January through late April 2014. This person will be responsible for routine animal husbandry, monitoring diets and consumption, observing and reporting on animal behavior, performing behavioral enrichment and animal training, and providing positive guest experiences.

Minimum requirements include a high-school diploma or equivalent with a preference for an individual with a Bachelor’s Degree in Life Science or related field, 6 months paid or 1 year volunteer experience in animal husbandry, and possession of a valid driver’s license. All Phoenix Zoo employees are required to pass pre-employment background checks including a drug test, this position will also require a clear TB skin test.

To view a more complete description and list of requirements and to apply for this position please visit the Phoenix Zoo job page at:

Resumés are not accepted for any Zoo position without an accompanying application. While postings may remain on outside sites for longer, once a job is removed from The Phoenix Zoo job page it is closed and we will no longer accept applications.

The Phoenix Zoo is an EEOE/ADA employer.