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Zoo Atlanta Job Description
Job Title: Seasonal Keeper
Posted: February 2019
Department: Ambassador Animals
Reports to: Lead Keepers and Curatorial Staff
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Job Status: Full-time
Animal keepers are responsible for animal husbandry, including training and enrichment. Additionally, animal keepers are responsible for maintenance of habitats, holdings, and public areas as assigned. The Seasonal Keeper will report to the area managers. For more information about our animal, conservation, and research programs visit www.zooatlanta.org. Animal Care responsibilities will depend on the experience of the candidate. It will include daily care of the contact yard goats and sheep and may include assisting in the daily care of our 2 kune kune pigs, 3 alpacas, bush dog, and ambassador flamingo flock. This is an entry level position, however learning opportunities will be abundant. This seasonal position runs from approximately May 20th –Aug 26th, 2019.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES, SKILLS, AND RESPONSIBILITES:
WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Therefore, the employee may be required to perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor or other management. The company reserves the right to revise or change job duties as business requirements dictate. It is mutually agreed that this job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
Zoo Atlanta is an EOE and provides a Smoke-free and Drug-free Work Environment
To apply for this position, please go to our website: zooatlanta.org/About/Careers
The deadline to apply is February 28th. Please submit your resume and cover letter to Rebecca Young, Assistant Curator of Ambassador Animals email@example.com
Zoo Atlanta800 Cherokee Avenue, SEAtlanta, GA 30315
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