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Position: Assistant Curator of Mammals and Birds
Reports To: Curator of Mammals and Birds
The Assistant Curator of Mammals and Birds (Endotherm team) will help oversee the care of the Mammal, Bird and some Reptiles as well as supervise staff. Reporting to the Curator of Mammals and Birds, this position will develop, implement and enforce policies and procedures relevant to the personnel and the Mammal, Bird and Herp collection at Loveland Living Planet Aquarium. This individual will also help orchestrate all aspects of animal care, including but not limited to; acquisition, disposition, record keeping, husbandry, enrichment, implementation of balanced and nutritional diets, translocations, medical procedures and vaccinations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Physical Demands of the Job:
Must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds, stand for long periods of time and drive aquarium vehicles. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle, reach or feel and manipulate objects or controls. The employee is frequently required to sit, walk distances, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch and stand for long periods for time.
While this job description attempts to describe the essential functions of the position, it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. It does not restrict management’s right to assign or reassign duties or responsibilities to this job at any time. The overall work environment while performing this job includes exposure to weather conditions and the noise level is usually moderate. The employee is expected to adhere to all policies and to act as a role model in the adherence to the policies.
Loveland Living Planet Aquarium is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. LLPA does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected class under federal, state or local laws.
50,000 per year
Loveland Living Planet Aquarium12033 Lone Peak PkwyDraper, UT 84020Phone: 8013553474
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