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Supervise, plan and coordinate staff engaged in a variety of ABQ BioPark services, activities and operations with the focus on providing highly responsible care and husbandry of the BioPark's diverse living collection. This includes the maintenance of exhibits and facilities. Assignment will be in one of the BioPark facilities: Zoo (exotic animals); Botanic Garden (plants, trees, farm animals and displays); Aquarium (salt and fresh water aquatic animals and plants).
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Preferred Skills & Abilities
Minimum Education, Experience And Additional Requirements
Education and experience directly related to the minimum requirements below may be interchangeable on a year for year basis.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in botany, horticulture, or agriculture; and
Three (3) years of experience working with botanical, horticultural, arboricultural, or agricultural operations (crop / animal); and
To include one (1) year of supervisory or lead experience.
International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certification preferred.
Possession of a valid New Mexico Driver's License, or the ability to obtain by date of hire.
Possession of a City Operator's Permit (COP) within six (6) months from date of hire.
Possession of a New Mexico Public Pesticide Applicator's License: 1A and 1B or 3A and 3B within six (6) months from date of hire.
$40,456.00 - $48,276.80
All applicants must apply on-line at: www.cabq.gov
ABQ BioPark903 Tenth St SWAlbuquerque, NM 87102Phone: 15057646216Fax: ABQ BioPark
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