Swing Keeper

Organization: Cameron Park Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Waco, Texas, United States
Job or Internship: Job

Swing Keeper provides for the care and husbandry of reptile, bird, and aquatics collections. Also provide information to the public regarding the animal collection and operations.

Specific Functions:

Maintains animal containment by checking security of enclosure, cleaning and disinfecting, adding substrate, painting, building fences, and building enclosures.

Maintains animal care and nutrition – prepares diets, restocks food, distributes food, tests water quality.

Ensures security by checking locks and enclosures, monitoring zoo visitors, transferring animals when necessary.

Provides information to zoo visitors by answering questions, giving education programs, tours, etc.

Assists veterinarian with medical procedures and administering medication.

Provides enrichment.

Other duties as assigned.

Desired experience: Experience working with venomous reptiles, birds, and fish in a zoo, aquarium, or related facility. SCUBA certification.