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Summary: This position is primarily responsible for daily husbandry of a collection of animals as it relates to their physiological and psychological well-being as well as providing general maintenance of enclosures and habitats within an assigned exhibit. The Zookeeper is also responsible for ensuring a positive guest experience when interacting with guests and facilitating keeper chats.
The collection includes a pair of Giant pandas, Sulawesi macaques, Francois' langurs, red pandas, Pere David deer and a variety of waterfowl and songbirds.
Essential Job Functions
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time position that works a minimum of 40 hrs per week and regularly requires weekend work.
Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
A more comprehensive job description is available on our application page.
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Zoology, Biology, or a related field
Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience with animal care and operant conditioning in a zoological setting.
Apply online at: https://www.applicantpro.com/openings/memphiszoo/jobs/1743318-518403
Memphis Zoo2000 Prentiss PlaceMemphis, TN 38112
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