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From narrating a dolphin presentation for Zoo guests, to implementing and developing enrichment activities for our marine mammals, to assisting with research projects, our Marine Mammal Keepers are always on move! The Indianapolis Zoo is on the hunt for an experienced Marine Mammal Keeper to join our pod!
Ideal candidates are committed to advancing the Zoo’s mission to protect nature and inspire people to care for our world. As a trainer you will be responsible for the health and well-being of the collections assigned to your care, as well as maintenance of the exhibits. This position has the possibility of working with any animals within the department including dolphins, sea lions, or walruses, as well as helping with special projects.
This is a full-time, 40 hour per week position that must be able to work weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed. Related work experience with marine mammals is highly desirable. This position requires a team-oriented personality that is temperamentally suited to work with animals. Strong observational and communicative skills are a must.
Position Requirements and Responsibilities:
Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of pre-employment testing including a criminal history and driving record check, and a drug test. The Indianapolis Zoo is requiring all Zoo employees and volunteers to be Covid-19 vaccinated unless individuals require a medical or religious belief accommodation. If hired, vaccination must be completed prior to first working day or accommodation request must be approved prior to first working day.
The Indianapolis Zoo offers a competitive benefits package to all eligible (full-time/ 40 hr./ week) employees. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance; 403(b) Retirement Plan, generous Paid Time Off (PTO), Immediate Paid Holidays, and a complimentary Zoo membership for employees.
The Indianapolis Zoo is proud to be a Drug-Free/ Smoke-Free/ Child Safe/ Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) Work Environment.
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 403 B, Generous Paid Time Off, Short Term Disability after qualifying period
Interested candidates must complete an online application on the Zoo's website at: https://www.indianapoliszoo.com/jobs-volunteer/available-positions/
Indianapolis Zoo1200 West Washington Street, P.O. Box 22309Indianapolis, IN 46222
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