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The Chattanooga Zoo is a non-profit organization and relies on community support to flourish and grow. Support received from the community allows the Zoo to provide excellent animal care, improve facilities, and educate thousands of children each year.
The Chattanooga Zoo is looking for an exceptional zookeeper with a passion for working with exotic animals. The ideal candidate will perform routine animal husbandry duties to maintain the care and well-being of the animals. This position is responsible for the daily care of animals in a given area, including the administration of regular food, water, and medication for individual animals. Will also be responsible for training and enrichment with all animals in the area. This position is responsible for maintaining area compliance with USDA and AZA regulations and standards.
Normal duties will include day to day husbandry, daily log reports regarding the animals, routine maintenance of physical area and enclosures, assisting in veterinary procedures and medication distribution to animals, maintain training and enrichment programs, assist with special projects, etc. Keeper must be able to maintain area compliance with USDA and AZA regulations and standards, including record keeping, husbandry care, training, enrichment, etc.
The Chattanooga Zoo is a member of the Tennessee Drug Free Workplace Program. A pre-employment drug test, tuberculin skin test and a background investigation will be performed.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
Health, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, short-term disability insurance.
11.50 per hour
All applications are taken online through the Chattanooga Zoo's website. To apply or for more information, please visit the Chattanooga Zoo's website: http://www.chattzoo.org/about/employment.
Due to the number of applications, we cannot take calls for this position. You will be contacted if you are selected for an interview.
Chattanooga Zoo301 N. Holtzclaw AveChattanooga, TN 37404Phone: 423-697-1322Fax: Chattanooga Zoo
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