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Position: Temporary Wild Animal Keeper- Animal Ambassador Team
Current Hours worked: 8:00am to 5:00pm
***(Hours worked may be adjusted programming)
Hourly rate: $9.00/hr.
Initial Days off: Wednesday- Thursday
Position Location: Education Department - Animal Ambassador Team
The Akron Zoo is seeking a Keeper with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a mature attitude, to work exclusively with the Animal Ambassadors. This position is responsible to provide husbandry, training, and enrichment, as well as providing public programing to a variety of audiences on zoo grounds with the bulk of the programming occurring during the spring and summer season. Successful candidates must be comfortable speaking to audience of all ages.
A minimum of six months of animal care experience at an AZA facility is required. A minimum of three years of progressive work experience is strongly preferred. Prior show/educational experience preferred. Must be available weekends, holidays, and for a flexible schedule and must be able to meet all other requirements of the job.
This seasonal six-month assignment is a 40 hour per week position. Interested candidates may submit a cover letter and resume via e-mail, mail or fax to: Human Resources, Akron Zoo, 500 Edgewood Avenue, Akron, OH 44307; fax 330-374-8939; e-mail email@example.com.
The Akron Zoo is a Drug-Free Workplace and an EOE.
Akron Zoo500 Edgewood AvenueAkron, OH 44307Phone: 330 375 2550Fax: 330 375 2575
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