Elephant Keeper(14)

Organization: The Toledo Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Toledo, Ohio, United States
Job or Internship: Job

The Toledo Zoo is looking for a keeper to be an integral part of the elephant program. Applicant must have 2 years paid elephant experience with proven abilities to work elephant in PC appropriately. The Toledo Zoo’s elephant program manages 0.2 cows, a 1.5 year old calf and a ten year old bull. In May 2012 the Toledo Zoo completed its expansion of its cow and construction of a new bull facility. The candidate would be responsible for all facets of care for a diversified elephant herd, including care/observation of animals, cleaning/maintenance of exhibits, training/enrichment, and record maintenance. Requires high school diploma with paid working experience in a zoo mammal department. Must have 2 years paid elephant experience in PC. Degree in Biology or related field desired.

Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the Zoo’s fleet insurance carrier.

Please submit resumes to Julie Mutsko, Recruiting Manager at resume@toledozoo.org no later than Friday, April 26, 2013