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Lincoln Zoo

Ambassador Animal Keeper-Cheetahs


Ambassador Animal Keeper-Cheetahs

Work for one of the top 10 fastest growing zoos in the country! Lincoln Zoo located in Nebraska is the 2nd largest tourist attraction in the state and boasts an extremely diverse collection of animals from tree kangaroos to snow leopards, red pandas, Humboldt penguins, cheetahs, and giraffes. In 2019, the largest expansion in Zoo history opened, expanding the Zoo's footprint by 10 acres and adding giraffes, Sumatran tigers, an indoor play structure and spider monkeys. In 2020, the Zoo successfully opened the 2nd phase of the $25 million expansion debuting giant anteaters, cheetah habitats, and a 200 foot long cheetah chase encounter, opening this summer. Rated among the nation’s best zoos for children, Lincoln's Zoo has been featured on the Today Show, Time Magazine, ABC News, National Geographic, USA Today, Buzzfeed, and CNN. National Geographic photographer, Joel Sartore started the Photo Ark project right here in Nebraska at our Zoo.

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This is a full time hourly position with benefits: a competitive hourly wage, PTO, 8 paid holidays, 401k program with matching program, and dental, health and vision insurance.




How to Apply

To apply: please email

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • 3 references
  • Video of a keeper chat on a cheetah

Lincoln Zoo
1222 S 27th St
Lincoln, NE 68502

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