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Denver Zoo

Denver Zoo

Assistant Curator of Reptiles, Amphibians & Fishes

Denver Zoo is a leader in animal care, wildlife conservation, and education. We are passionate about our commitment to excellence in support of our mission to secure a better world for animals through human understanding.


Denver Zoo honors our animals, staff, and guests by conducting ourselves at the highest level of integrity through our Core Actions -- Inspire Awe: Safety, Care, Connect and by embracing our Core Behaviors of: Passion, Respect, Innovation, Diversity, and Excellence in all that we do.


Denver Zoo's Animal Care department has an opportunity for a full time Assistant Curator of Reptiles, Amphibians & Fishes to oversee daily management of the animal collection, which includes 300 species and 2250 specimens of reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, and fish and supervise a team of 9 animal keepers and 1 maintenance technician.  The Assistant Curator will train and certify new staff for venomous animal handling and oversee and manage the commercial dive program.   In addition, the Assistant Curator will work with curator to manage a department budget that includes building maintenance. Experience with relevant taxa is required.  


Our staff is a dedicated and diverse group of individuals committed to providing quality care to our animals while creating moments of awe for guests.  If you are a like-minded individual and thrive in a dynamic, fast paced, and innovative culture, Denver Zoo is the place for you! 


Completed applications must be submitted by August 30, 2019 

Denver Zoo reserves the right to close the position prior to the above date.

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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Denver Zoo
2300 N Steele St Denver
Denver, CO 80205
Phone: 7203371409
Fax: Denver Zoo

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