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Flamingos, Psittacine, Budgies, OH MY! From conducting informal presentations and behind the scene tours with guests, to performing the daily husbandry tasks for our many species of birds, our Part-Time Encounters Keeper is always busy! The Indianapolis Zoo is seeking energetic individuals with exceptional public speaking skills to join our Encounters flock!
The ideal candidates are committed to advancing the Zoo’s mission to protect nature and inspire people to care for our world. Having a professional attitude and appearance to visitors, volunteers, and co-workers is vital to the position as well as being a team-oriented individual that is temperamentally suited to work with the public and a variety of bird species. Prior experience working with soft bill, psittacine, and/ or flamingo is highly desired. Prior experience with positive reinforcement and operant conditioning is a plus. This part-time (29 hours per week or less) position will work year-round with a pay rate of $9.00/ hour. Weekend, holiday, overtime and/ or varied shift work is required.
Position Requirements and Experience:
Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of pre-employment testing including a criminal history and driving record check, and a drug test.
The Indianapolis Zoo is proud to be a Smoke-Free/ Drug-Free/ Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)/ Child Safe Work Environment.
1 year of related work experience
Complimentary Zoo Membership
Interested candidates must complete an online application on the Zoo's website at: https://www.indianapoliszoo.com/jobs-volunteer/available-positions/
Indianapolis Zoo1200 West Washington Street, P.O. Box 22309Indianapolis, IN 46222
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