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The Living Planet Aquarium is an AZA accredited 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides the community with countless educational opportunities to understand and respect our precious Earth and its living ecosystems, from the Utah deserts and mountains, to rain forest habitats, to the planet’s vast oceans. Working at The Living Planet Aquarium is more than just a job, it is purpose-driven work. We need exceptionally talented and hardworking team members to join us on our mission of inspiring people to explore, discover and learn about Earth’s diverse ecosystems. Our part-time positions are offered competitive compensation and perks such as Aquarium Memberships and passes, various discounts, and much more.
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Position: Ambassador Animal Keeper I (Part-Time)
Reports To: Associate Director of Husbandry
The Ambassador Animal Keeper I is responsible for providing the highest possible quality of care to the animals in his/her care. This position provides daily care of all animals in the Aquarium’s Ambassador Animal Program and works closely with the Associate Director of Husbandry and the Ambassador Animal Manager to ensure the health and wellbeing of all Ambassador Animals. The individual will maintain a current understanding of current husbandry practices, and the natural history of all invertebrates, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals in the program. The Ambassador Animal Keeper I has the knowledge and ability to act as a resource for Education Animal Handlers, Presenters, volunteers, and interns.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Must have previous exposure to aquariums and/or zoos and a background related to living organisms. Experience with, understanding of, and aptitude for maintaining invertebrates, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals is essential.
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Physical Demands of the Job
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.
While this job description attempts to describe the essential functions of the position, it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. It does not restrict management’s right to assign or reassign duties or responsibilities to this job at any time. The overall work environment while performing this job includes exposure to weather conditions and the noise level is usually moderate. The employee is expected to adhere to all policies and to act as a role model in the adherence to the policies.
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Loveland Living Planet Aquarium12033 S Lone Peak ParkwayDraper, UT 84020Phone: 801.355.3474
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