Temporary Keeper Aide - Elephants

Organization: Lee Richardson Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Garden City, Kansas, United States
Job or Internship: Internship

The Lee Richardson Zoo has an opening for a temporary Keeper Aide focusing on elephants. This is a Full-Time paid position ($7.25 an hour, 40 hours per week for 26 weeks) and is perfect for someone new to the profession of zoo keeping who is interested in working with elephants. Position starts July 1, 2013. Successful candidate will follow instructions in the care of elephants as well as the feeding and cleaning of a variety of other animals and related duties as assigned. Ability to lift 75 lbs, work outdoors and follow safety procedures essential. Previous zoo experience beneficial but not required. Submit resume, cover letter and application (available at www.garden-city.org) by April 10, 2013 to City of Garden City, Human Resources Dept: by email: human.resources@gardencityks.us; OR by mail: PO Box 998, Garden City, KS 67846; or online at: https://ks-gardencity.civicplus.com/PublicLogin.aspx?txtRedirect=application.aspx&HR_Page=login