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Job Title: Keeper III
Department: Mammals (Elephants)
Reports to: Lead Keepers and Curatorial Staff
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Job Status: Full-time
Zoo Atlanta’s Elephant Team, part of the Mammal Department, currently cares for 1.2 African elephants, meerkats, and naked mole rats. In 2019, Zoo Atlanta opened the new African savanna, which includes a state-of-the-art elephant facility and an expanding elephant program.
Animal keepers are responsible for animal husbandry, including training and enrichment. Additionally, the Zoo’s animal care professionals are responsible for the maintenance of habitats, behind-the-scenes animal areas, and public spaces as assigned. The Elephant Keeper III will report to the Lead Keeper of Elephants. For more information about Zoo Atlanta’s animal, conservation, and research programs visit www.zooatlanta.org
ESSENTIAL DUTIES, SKILLS, AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
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This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Therefore, the employee may be required to perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor or other management. The company reserves the right to revise or change job duties as business requirements dictate. It is mutually agreed that this job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
Zoo Atlanta is an EOE and provides a Smoke-free and Drug-free Work Environment
To apply for this position, please go to our website: zooatlanta.org/About/Careers
Zoo Atlanta800 Cherokee Ave, SEAtlatna , GA 30315Phone: 404-624-5600
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