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City of Los Angeles

Zoo Curator of Birds Exam

City of Los Angeles, Zoo Curator of Birds Exam      Class Code: 4276            Open Date: 11-04-22 (Exam Open to All, including Current City Employees)

DUTIES:  A Zoo Curator of Birds is responsible for the health and welfare of the entire collection of birds at the Los Angeles Zoo; determines exhibition requirements including food, shelter, special environmental requirements, and care; advises on all transactions concerning the sale or purchase of birds; determines breeding requirements; assigns, reviews and evaluates the work of subordinate animal keeping personnel responsible for the routine care of the bird collection; applies sound supervisory principles and practices in building and maintaining an effective workforce; and fulfills equal employment opportunity responsibilities.

A Zoo Curator of Birds may be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays.


Experience Required

REQUIREMENTS/MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 1. Graduation from a recognized four-year college or university with a major in zoology, biology or a closely related field; and 2. a. Three years of full time paid professional zoo experience as an assistant or associate curator, curator, assistant zoo director, or zoo director; or b. Three years of full time paid experience as a Senior Animal Keeper with the City of Los Angeles specializing in the exhibition, care, selection, or identification of exotic birds. Please see the link to for additional information.

How to Apply

This is Not a job, but an exam for a possible opportunity to interview for a job.

Please see the following link for more information and to apply:  

The deadline has been extended to Thursday, November 24, 2022.

City of Los Angeles
200 N Spring Street City Hall East
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: 213-473-9311

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