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The Indianapolis Zoo is located on a 64 acre campus in the heart of Indy's vibrant downtown area. The mission of the Indianapolis Zoo is to empower people and communities, both locally and globally, to advance animal conservation. In the words of our President and CEO Mike Crowther, “We're not a zoo doing conservation; we're a global conservation organization that is a zoo". The Indianapolis Zoo is also committed to sustainability—the ability of humans to provide responsible stewardship of the
Our Interpreters facilitate various on-grounds experiences for the Zoo’s Education Department. This includes monitoring and interpreting at the Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center, presenting public chats, feed demonstrations, guiding activities within the new Family Nature Center, and acting as a roving interpreter between scheduled programs.
The hourly rate for this part-time position is $11.35. The work schedule will typically be up to 3 days per week, during the summer (include weekends) and one day per week in the off season. Daily shifts can vary with programming and attendance throughout the year. Working on holidays and week-ends is required.
Personal passion about advancing animal conservation, both locally and globally, is a primary job responsibility of every employee at the Indianapolis Zoo. It is the heart of who we are, and a core value of our employees. Nationally accredited as a zoo, a botanical garden, and an aquarium, the Indianapolis Zoo is a national leader in animal conservation, a top tourist destination in the Midwest, and is located in Indy’s vibrant downtown.
During months of lower visitation, will develop interpretive projects for chats, shows and experiences, incorporating theatrical techniques to enhance experiences for on-site guests. Conducts research for existing or new experiences, updates training materials, or inventories and replenishes supplies as needed.
Application deadline is: August 16, 2019.
All applicants must meet the following requirements:
Complimentary Zoo Membership, 403B Retirement Plan, Generous Paid Time Off
Interested candidates should apply at:
ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
Indianapolis Zoo1200 West Washington Street, P.O. Box 22309 IndianapolisIndianapolis, IN 46222
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