Animal Trainer

Organization: The National Aquarium (AZA Member)
Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Job or Internship: Job

The National Aquarium is looking for an Animal Trainer to be responsible for the daily husbandry care of program and exhibit animals including daily diet preparation, daily animal observations and ensuring cleanliness and safety of all animal and back up area. This position also trains animal behaviors and regularly performs in public presentations.

Qualifications of this position include a Bachelor's degree in Biology, Psychology, Zoology, or related science or equivalent experience with a minimum of 1-2 years experience working with program or exhibit animals in a zoo/aquarium training setting. Other requirements include proficient public speaking skills, the ability to communicate effectively, both formally and informally, with visitors and staff and familiarity with computers, especially Microsoft Office.

Interested candidates should visit our website,, to apply online.