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Toledo Zoo & Aquarium

Zookeeper- Birds

Zookeeper – Birds and Barnyard

The Toledo Zoo & Aquarium

July 20, 2021

 

Currently the Toledo Zoo is seeking a Zoo Keeper. This position is responsible for performing a variety of duties related to animal husbandry and the maintenance of exhibits under the supervision of the Bird Department, including the Nancy L. and Martin Davidson Barnyard. 

 

Zoo Keeper responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining high standards of animal care through preparation and distribution of appropriate diets, animal observation, record maintenance and cleaning of animal areas and some public areas
  • Participating in guest engagement activities including talks and tours
  • Actively supporting and implementing department policies, procedures and protocols to ensure the highest standards of care of the collection and the safety of staff and visitors
  • Participating in collaborative efforts pertaining to the care of the collection including training, enrichment, research and education
  • Willingness to be trained in all departmental areas, working with a large variety of animal species including exotic small mammals, domestic livestock, and a wide variety of avian species
  • Overseeing activities of interns and volunteers
  • Maintaining a positive attitude, while communicating and collaborating with team members

This position is non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act and requires forty hours per scheduled work week. Degree in Biology/Zoology or related field preferred, or an equivalent combination of education/experience that provides the required knowledge and skills.  Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the Zoo fleet insurance carrier. The Toledo Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer, a drug and alcohol free workplace and offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

How to Apply

www.toledozoo.org/jobs

Toledo Zoo & Aquarium
2 Hippo Way
Toledo, OH 43609
Phone: 4193855721

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