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The Dakota Zoo
The Dakota Zoo is an AZA and ZAA accredited facility located in Bismarck, North Dakota. This 90-acre facility houses around 500 mammals, birds, reptiles, and fish representing 125 species. The Dakota Zoo participates in over 16 Species Survival Plan programs for endangered or threatened species and has served as a rehabilitation facility for injured and orphaned raptors for over 50 years. The Dakota Zoo is proud to be involved with numerous conservation initiatives both locally and globally.
Nature of Work
This person is supervised by the full-time Carnivore Zookeepers and Senior Keeper and indirectly supervised by the General Staff Supervisors, Assistant Director, and Zoo Director. This individual assists with daily zookeeping activities of the Carnivore Section. This person also serves as a relief zookeeper as needed, covering for their area zookeepers who are on vacation, on a leave of absence, etc.
This position works primarily with the zoo’s carnivores and raptor rehab program. Animals include tiger, snow leopard, grizzly bear, river otter, grey wolf, various bird of prey, various canid species, and other miscellaneous taxa.
Desirable Education, Experience and Qualifications
Special Provisions for Permanent Part-time Positions
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, employment application (found on the Dakota Zoo website), and three references to Allison Malkowski, Assistant Director, at email@example.com.
Dakota Zoo602 Riverside Park RdBismarck, ND 58504Phone: 701-223-7543
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