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Orangutans, Lemurs and Baboons. OH MY! From caring from our wide variety of primates, to preparing diets for the animals in their care, to participating in chats with the public, our Seasonal Primate Keepers are always on the move! Swing into the 2021 season with a rewarding seasonal opportunity at the Indianapolis Zoo, where you will develop key skills to care for orangutans, lemurs, gibbons and baboons.
Ideal candidates are committed to advancing the Zoo’s mission to protect nature and inspire people to care for our world. Having a professional attitude and appearance to visitors, volunteers, and co-workers is vital to the position as well as being a team-oriented individual that is temperamentally suited to work with the public and animals. Prior experience working with primates is highly desired. This seasonal (40 hours per week) position will work from the months of April/ May to Mid-August/ early September, with a pay rate of $9.00/ hr. Weekend, holiday, overtime and/ or varied shift work is required.
Position Requirements and Experience (Note: there are strenuous physical requirements to this position including but not limited to):
Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of pre-employment testing including a criminal history and driving record check, and a drug test.
The Indianapolis Zoo is proud to be a Drug-Free/ Smoke-Free/ Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)/ Child-Safe Work Environment.
Interested candidates must complete an online application on the Zoo's website at: https://www.indianapoliszoo.com/jobs-volunteer/available-positions/
Indianapolis Zoo1200 West Washington Street, P.O. Box 22309Indianapolis, IN 46222
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