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This is a full-time position split between animal care at the Animal Health Center (AHC) and diet preparation at the Animal Nutrition Center (ANC), based on where help is needed most. While at the AHC, the ACP is responsible for the primary daily husbandry activities of the animals in quarantine or under medical observation. While at the ANC this position prepares and delivers diets, ensuring food safety and maintaining USDA and AZA compliance and standards.
The technician position is impacted by a wide variety of hazardous exposures:
Specific training and procedures will be provided designed to maintain safety of people as the highest priority of the zoo followed by the safety of the animal collection.
The use and understanding of a variety of personal safety equipment is mandatory.
This position, as with any staff member of the zoo, are required to be familiar with the Zoo’s overall safety policies as outlined in the staff handbook as well as being responsible for reporting any injury immediately to the first aid department.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a staff member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, staff should expect:
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Employment | Birmingham Zoo
Birmingham Zoo, Inc.2630 Cahaba RoadBirmingham, AL 35223Phone: 205-879-0409
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