Zoological Manager - Savanna's

Organization: Disney's Animal Kingdom (AZA Member)
Location: Orlando, FL, United States
Job or Internship: Job

Responsibilities: Primary responsibility is the day-to-day leadership and supervision of salaried frontline animal keepers and hourly keeper associates. Assist in all aspects of managing the animal collection at Disney's Animal Kingdom Savanna team. Assist with animal acquisition, husbandry programs, daily maintenance, animal enrichment, behavior modification, exhibit design, staff selection and development. Ensures the delivery of a quality Guest experience. Partner with operations, maintenance, research, veterinary, education and horticulture departments.

Basic Qualifications: Nine years combined animal management and post-high school education with at least five years of animal management experience at an AZA accredited or equivalent facility.

Demonstrated experience in the management of specific animals.

Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills.

Demonstrated strong organizational skills.

Demonstrated leadership ability.

Preferred Qualifications: Supervisory experience.

Experience managing African ungulates and birds in mixed species habitats.

Experience with structured guest experience and special event coordination.

Required Education: High School degree or equivalent

Preferred Education: Associates or Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please go to our website at: www.disneycareers.com and apply to Req # 138046BR.

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