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Temporary zookeepers generally must be available to begin within 14 calendar days or less of receiving notice and must be able to work rotating schedules, which includes weekends and holidays.
A Bachelor's Degree in zoology, animal science, or other related biological field is preferred, a practical understanding of the principles of animal behavior, good interpersonal, communication and decision-making skills, and a valid driver’s license.
An understanding of practical principles of nutrition, food science/service, cafeteria, and warehousing is required; food product or food handling experience or nutrition, food science/service, warehousing, and cafeteria equivalent experience preferred. Prior experience as a zookeeper with animal diet preparation is preferred. A Temporary Keeper position in Zoo Nutrition Services does not include contact with animals.
All candidates selected for the Temporary Keeper Hiring List must undergo a complete background and professional reference check, and those who are hired will be required to pass a post-offer physical exam.
The Chicago Zoological Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
In order to be considered, submit your on-line application for this opportunity and each animal area of interest no later than March 21, 2021.
If interested in being considered for this opportunity, please visit the CZS Career Center to obtain more details about the position and to apply by submitting your profile. Please visit our website at www.czs.org/careers. Please look for requisition number 2130BR.
CZS/Brookfield Zoo3300 Golf RoadBrookfield, IL 60513Phone: 7086888400Fax: CZS/Brookfield Zoo
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