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The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is currently seeking a full-time Aquatic Biologist to provide world-class animal care to our amazing aquatic animals, in both closed and open-water systems. We are in the process of re-imagining our beautiful tropical Zoo, and are looking to bring in new expertise and enthusiasm. The Zoo staff work in a positive, team-oriented environment to support our mission to inspire people to act on behalf of wildlife. Tribe members promote increased environmental awareness and conservation through excellent animal care and management practices, coupled with positive visitor experiences.
The ideal candidate will have a strong fish and aquatic reptile care background with a deep experience in designing and operating life support systems and maintaining artificial pond ecosystems. They will also have experience in a water lab setting and can use water quality data to create ideal aquatic environments. They will have a desire to engage visitors during formal and informal interactions where they share their passion for animal wellness and preservation of wild places. Finally, they will demonstrate a solid track record of workplace competency performance, including communication, teamwork, efficiency, emotional intelligence, leadership, planning, change management and administration.
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WHAT WE OFFER: • A competitive salary, commensurate with your skills and experience • An EXCELLENT benefits package (current year/plan), which includes: • 100% paid employee level coverage for designated medical & dental plan • 100% paid coverage for 100K of life insurance • 100% paid short-term disability • 100% paid long-term disability • 401K – Employer contributes 3% of your salary • Optional vision, accident and critical illness coverages available through pre-tax payroll deductions • Generous paid time off policy, Zoo Membership and FREE admission to other Florida Attractions!
To apply – email your cover letter and resume to Mike Terrell, Curator of Wildlife Programs and Wellness at firstname.lastname@example.org - Please include your name followed by “Aquatic Biologist” in the subject line of the email. The position will be open until filled. We will contact qualified candidates whom we have chosen to move forward in the interview process.
Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society1301 Summit BlvdWest Palm Beach, FL 33405
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