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Come join us at the Reid Park Zoological Society!
Reid Park Zoological Society is seeking a Zoo Keeper for hoof stock. One year paid exotic animal experience preferably at an AZA accredited facility is preferred. This may include paid intern work. Positions are open until filled. We offer a full range of benefits including healthcare insurance.
The Society is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to support, advocate for and enhance the value of Reid Park Zoo and its mission to encourage commitment to the conservation of biological diversity and to provide educational and fun experiences for visitors of all ages. Reid Park Zoo is the largest attended cultural attraction in Southern Arizona with approximately 500,000 visitors annually. Be a part of a vibrant, growing organization as Reid Park Zoo implements an exciting master plan that will be investing over $60M in new exhibits over the next ten years.
To apply, please forward a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org No phone calls or visits please. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer. We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff.
Overview: Depending on experience, this Zoo Keeper position may oversee care of dangerous or non-dangerous animals and habitats. Less experienced Keepers may, progress to dangerous animals per management discretion. The Keeper will provide high quality care for the animals on their area as well as assist with habitat and night house maintenance. Variable shift work is possible. Animal care includes behavioral observations, positive reinforcement training, preparing and providing enrichment, cleaning, engaging with welfare committee as well as the supervisory and vet team. The Keeper will be responsible for daily record-keeping including daily reports, medication logs, welfare tracking, enrichment records, animal training records and area notes. The Keeper may work in a variety of animal areas and may be a swing or primary keeper of an area. Work assignments are subject to the hazards inherent in caring for wild animals in captivity.
Reports To: Animal Care Supervisor
Health & Safety
Perform duties in accordance with RPZS policies such as completing expense reports and purchasing or cash handling procedures.
Provide excellent customer service as a component of all job duties.
Complete all animal records in variety of software programs including Animal Care Software, ZIMS, etc
Preferred Qualifications, Skills and Abilities
• One year paid exotic animal care experience. For dangerous animal care, a minimum 12 months paid experience with dangerous animals is required. AZA accredited facility preferred.
Medical Insurance, 401 (k), etc.
Reid Park Zoological Society1030 S. Randolph WayTucson, AZ 85716
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