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Toledo Zoo & Aquarium

Zookeeper- Large Mammals

Full-Time Zookeeper – Large Mammals

Toledo Zoo & Aquarium

1/14/2022

Currently the Toledo Zoo is seeking a Large Mammals Keeper. This position is responsible for performing a variety of duties related to animal husbandry and the maintenance of exhibits for the large mammal department.  Working knowledge of a variety of species with an emphasis on carnivores and hoof stock. 

 

Large Mammals Keeper responsibilities involve:

  • 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
  • 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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