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Under direction and alongside trained keeper staff, the Animal Intern performs routine work assignments involving the care of Zoo animals, as well as maintenance of exhibits, enclosures, service and animal holding areas. This position performs related work as required.
This position will work with the Ruwenzori team, which is responsible for the daily husbandry of a variety of African animals, including chimpanzees, river hippopotamus, slender-snouted crocodiles, kori bustards, African spurred tortoises, leopard tortoises, Guinea baboons, African painted dogs, yellow-billed storks and crowned cranes.
This is a seasonal position, typically running May 1st-September 1st. Start and end dates can vary based upon school schedule and individual availability.
POSITION DUTIES & ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Assists with the daily care of assigned team’s animal collection, including:
Assists with daily maintenance of exhibits and holding areas, including:
Interacting with Zoo guests and the public, including:
*This position may at times be requested to perform other duties or special projects as assigned, which are in the best interest of the Kansas City Zoo.
Please apply using the following link:
Kansas City Zoo6800 Zoo DriveKansas City, MO 64132Phone: 816-595-1234Fax: 816-595-1880
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