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Summary: The Team Lead is responsible for leading and assisting a team of zookeepers in the daily husbandry of animals as it relates to the animal’s physiological and psychological well-being; for the general maintenance of enclosures and habitats. This position is also responsible for ensuring a positive guest experience by providing exceptional service and engaging presentations.
Collection Encompasses: The Cat Country / Zambezi River Hippo Camp team cares for all Felid species from fishing cats to tigers as well as hippos, Nile crocodiles, flamingos, African hoofstock and birds, and other species.
Supervisory Responsibility: Assists the Associate Curator to manage all zookeepers in this area.
Reporting Structure: Reports to Associate Curator.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time 40 hrs per week position which regularly requires weekend work.
A full job description with working conditions, phyisical demands, and more is available through our application link.
Required Education and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Zoology, Biology, or a related field
• Minimum 5 years’ experience and ongoing training in the collection, care and conservation of exotic animals required
Preferred Education and Experience:
• At least 1 year experience in a supervisory capacity
• Written and oral communication Proficiency
• Proficient in MS Office, current technology and applications for communication, research and record keeping.
• Records and reports creation and management
• Problem Solving/Analysis.
• Stress Management/Composure.
• Teamwork Orientation.
Visit memphiszoo.org/careers for a full list of perks/benefits!
Apply online at: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=32027&clientkey=05CE5959ED803A8D72CA12EF87F1125A&jpt=a1e88e3c7a646181e329432746eb87fb
Memphis Zoo2000 Prentiss PlaceMemphis, TN 38112
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