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The Animal Keeper is responsible for performing routine work assignments, involving the daily care and welfare of animals within their area. This position also performs daily maintenance of exhibit and holding areas, as well as interacts with the public to provide information related to the Zoo’s animal collection.
This position will work with the Savannah team, primarily assisting with the daily husbandry of Plains animals, which include zebra, scimitar-horned oryx, lesser kudu, common eland, South African springbok, addax, Masai giraffe, ostrich and a variety of other bird species, as well as black rhinoceros. The team is also responsible for the daily husbandry of African lions, bat-eared fox, black-footed cat, slender-tailed meerkat, caracal, sand cats, rock hyrax and fennec fox.
POSITION DUTIES & ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Performs daily animal husbandry activities, including:
Completes daily maintenance of exhibits and holding areas, including:
Maintains daily reports and other required records.
Interacts with Zoo guests and the public, including:
Assists with the training of new keepers, interns and volunteers.
*This position may at times be requested to perform other duties or special projects as assigned, which are in the best interest of the Kansas City Zoo.
Please apply using the following link: https://jobapply.page.link/D9DS
Kansas City Zoo6800 Zoo DriveKansas City, MO 64132Phone: 816-595-1234Fax: 816-595-1880
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