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The Animal Keeper performs tasks associated with the husbandry and maintenance of native and exotic animals in an education- and conservation-oriented zoological park.
Position requires performance of the following activities.
•Bachelor’s degree in biology, zoology, or related field required. Advanced degree in animal sciences, biology, wildlife management or equivalent combination of training and experience.
•Minimum one to two years, comparable level experience in a zoo environment
•Must be willing to work weekends, holidays, and occasional after-hour assignments
•Possess a valid driver’s license.
•Physical Demands: While performing the job duties of this job, the employee is always required to : walk ; sit; stand ; use hands to fingers; handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. Employee must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee must be able to drive Zoo vehicles.
•Work Environment : while performing the job duties of this job you are often required to perform physical labor in varying weather conditions. You can be bitten, scratched, kicked, or otherwise harmed by frightened or wild animals that aren't accustomed to human contact. Caution and skill can help keep you safe
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to MMorse@lvzoo.org.
Lehigh Valley Zoo 5150 Game Preserve RoadSchnecksville, PA 18078Phone: 610-799-4171
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