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The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is northeast Indiana’s largest tourist attraction, hosting more than 600,000 guests annually. The zoo is consistently named one of the nation’s Top Ten Zoos for Kids by national media outlets and is a conservation leader, contributing annually to local, regional, and international efforts to protect wild animals and habitats. The zoo cares for more than 1500 animals and participates in 63 cooperative species survival plans.
Applications are being accepted for a full-time Zoo Keeper in the African Journey.
The Zoo Keeper performs work necessary to provide basic daily animal care for zoo animals, ensures appropriate animal welfare, and performs husbandry practices such as operant conditioning, enrichment strategy, and assisting with husbandry and enclosure furnishing design. This position is responsible for daily husbandry of the African Journey primate collection, including black and white colobus, deBrazza monkeys, spot-nosed guenons, and Allen’s swamp monkeys.
A Bachelor’s Degree in an animal-related field and one year of experience in a zoological setting are preferred. This is a full-time position requiring availability for a 40-hour work week year-round. See www.kidszoo.org for a full job description and application.
To apply: submit cover letter, resume, and application by mail: Zoo, Attn: Employment (Zoo Keeper: African Journey), 3411 Sherman Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46808; deliver to zoo office 8am-5pm, Monday-Friday; or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application Deadline: March 5, 2021
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo3411 Sherman BlvdFort Wayne, IN 46808Phone: 260-427-6800Fax: 260-427-6820
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