Zoological Curator, Mammals

Organization: Zoo Miami (AZA Member)
Location: Miami, Florida, United States
Job or Internship: Job

This position oversees the Mammal Section consisting of approximately 90 species and 275 specimens. Successful applicant will supervise a staff of 2 Zoological Supervisors, 6 Senior Zookeepers and 30 Zookeepers. Duties include collection planning, acting as Institution Representative for SSP programs, exhibit development, scheduling of staff, coordination of procedures with veterinary, maintenance and other departments, etc. This individual reports to the General Curator and must possess strong personnel, organizational and communication skills. Familiarity with ZIMS and elephant management experience is preferred. Minimum qualifications include a Bachelors degree in Biology, Zoology or related field and 1 year of supervisory experience in a zoological setting. This is a Miami-Dade County position. Entry salary is $44,858 with a maximum of $75,690 with excellent benefits. Closing date is 10 March 2013. Applicants must apply online at http://www.miamidade.gov/humanresources/jobs.asp. Reference job #18507. Resumes can be sent to Steve Conners, General Curator, Zoo Miami, sconner@miamidade.gov.