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As a member of Team Riverbanks, it is essential to understand that all areas of the Zoo and Garden are interlocked and dependent on one another. The Curator of Mammals directs and oversees the activities of the mammal department to ensure and promote effective and efficient care and welfare of the department’s animal collection. The ideal candidate will enjoy working within a collaborative environment and be a team player who will productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority. As a member of Riverbanks’ leadership team, it is necessary to promote and maintain a positive working environment while effectively interacting and communicating with staff, employees, volunteers, and various external groups.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree required (in one of the Biological Sciences preferred) with a minimum of five years of experience working with exotic animal husbandry at an accredited AZA institution or related facility. Minimum of three years of management/supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must have a broad range of experience managing mammal collections in a professional setting. Must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously and possess thorough knowledge of current computer applications to include MS Office Suite. Must possess or be eligible for a valid SC driver's license.
Riverbanks Zoo offers a generous benefits package including medical insurance, paid holidays/vacation/sick time, state retirement plan, and more.
47,235 - $51,000/year
Please apply via our webpage: https://www.riverbanks.org/join-our-team/job-opportunities
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden500 Wildlife ParkwayColumbia, SC 29210
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