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Imagine the sunshine and warmer temperatures of summer, you look up towards the sky and see a rainbow of vibrant colors, this is exactly what our guests see when they attend our Magnificent Macaw free flight presentation. The Indianapolis Zoo is on the prowl for Seasonal Macaw Keepers to join our flock for the 2021 season. Our Seasonal Macaw Keepers interact with our guests and assist with the daily husbandry of large flocks of Macaw species.
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 Macaw species. Prior experience working with Scarlet Macaws (Ara macao), Blue Throated Macaw (Ara glaucogularis), Blue and Gold Macaw (Ara ararauna), Hyacinth Macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus) Great Green Macaw (Ara ambiguous), Military Macaw (Ara militaris), and Green Wing Macaw (Ara chloropterus) is highly desired. Prior experience with positive reinforcement and operant conditioning is a plus. This seasonal (40 hours per week) position will work from the months of April to October with a pay rate of $9.00/hr. Weekend, holiday, and 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 related work experience
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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