Keeper II - Carnivores

Organization: Phoenix Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Phoenix, AZ, United States
Job or Internship: Job

Lions, Tigers, and Bears oh my!

The Phoenix Zoo is currently seeking a full time Keeper II for our Carnivores. Keepers are responsible for routine animal husbandry, monitoring diets and consumption, observe and report animal behavior, perform behavioral enrichment and animal training, and providing positive guest experiences. Keeper II’s are additionally expected to advise staff on nutritional concerns, assist veterinary staff with health monitoring, manage Captive Reproduction Program components as assigned, and perform routine maintenance of facilities and enclosures. The ideal candidate will be familiar with Behavioral Enrichment concepts, animal training procedures, and be able to train staff on standard operating procedures. Keepers must also ensure the safety of all visitors and animals, while actively engaging with and educating all zoo guests.

Minimum requirements for this position include a High School diploma with a preference for a Bachelor’s Degree in Life Science or related field, and at least 2 years paid experience relevant to animal husbandry in an AZA accredited institution or related facility. All Phoenix Zoo employees are required to pass pre-employment background checks including a drug test, this position also requires a valid driver’s license and annual TB testing.

To view a more complete description and list of requirements and to apply for this position please visit the Phoenix Zoo job page at:

Resumés are not accepted for any Zoo position without an accompanying application. While postings may remain on outside sites for longer, once a job is removed from The Phoenix Zoo job page it is closed and we will no longer accept applications.

The Phoenix Zoo is an EEOE/ADA employer.