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Contact Area Keeper
Description: Employee will perform a wide range of functions on the Contact Area Team at the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere. Primary responsibility is to feed, clean, and maintain assigned collection animals (domestic mammals, kangaroo, tortoises, and birds); clean animal exhibits, yards, night enclosures, and contiguous areas; perform light exhibit construction; operate zoo vehicles; maintain integrity of existing landscape. Additionally, employee will be responsible for educating the public on the Contact Areas animal collection and providing a friendly, safe atmosphere for children and their families.
Duties and Responsibilities:
General knowledge of:
Must have a high school diploma and at least one year of work experience at a zoological facility or any equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the required work skills, knowledge, and abilities.
Background Check: Applicants for this position are required to submit to a criminal background check and pass a drug test.
Special Note: Applicant may be required to work any combination of five days in the seven day work week including holidays.
Nashville Zoo3777 Nolensville PikeNashville, TN 37211
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