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Naples Zoo, Inc.

Naples Zoo is a nationally accredited zoo/garden. The trail winds past rare & beautiful animals residing within a historic garden of exotic plants first planted in 1919 with a fascinating history. In this tropical setting, you can take delight at seeing animals like lions, giraffes, monkeys, pythons, bear. In addition, you'll also discover feature exhibits & rarely seen creature like a giant anteater. Combining conservation & recreation, we offer fun for every age.

Field Supervisor of Mixed Mammals

The Animal Department is opening a Field Supervisor of Mixed Mammals position. This position will be responsible for the daily care and supervision of the Naples Zoo animal collection and animal care professionals within the Mixed Mammals area. Species include giraffe, zebra, bongo, Baird’s tapir, capybara, anteater and a variety of small mammals. This is a working supervisor position.

Essential duties include managing the day to day function of the area to support animal wellness, guest engagement, and adherence to zoo policies and procedures.  Strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential for this position to create and maintain a positive and effective team.

Experience Required

Qualifications and Experience: • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in an animal related field is preferred. Life experience may be substituted • Minimum 3 years of animal care experience in an accredited zoo or aquarium • Must show leadership skills and the ability to mentor team members in a professional and effective manner • Must be a positive, effective team member and be able to establish and maintain professional working relationships • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds, views and work styles • Ability to work both independently and as a team • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing environment and maintain a positive attitude during times of stress • Must be self-motivated and goal-oriented • Must have good written and oral communication skills • Must have knowledge of animal husbandry, animal welfare and operant conditioning • Must have the ability to work flexible hours, including weekdays, holidays and special events as needed • Must be able to organize/prioritize workload to meet deadlines • Ability to drive a vehicle and run small machinery • Must be able to think logically and solve problems accordingly • Must be able to communicate with guests in a kind, courteous manner • Computer competency with Microsoft programs • Competency with Species 360/ZIMS data entry

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As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Naples Zoo is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive company culture, and our team does not discriminate against candidates and employees because of their disability, sex, race, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, or any other protected status under the law. Employee Eligible Benefits Medical, Dental & Vision Health Coverage Complimentary Life Insurance policy of $25,000 Short-term Disability Options 403B Retirement and Investment Opportunities Accrued Paid Vacation & Sick Time Off Tuition Reimbursement Program Holiday Premium Pay Employee Referral Bonus Program Complimentary Zoo Admission after 90 days of employment FAA Attraction Discounts to hundreds of theme parks state-wide



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Naples Zoo, Inc.
1590 Goodlette RD
Naples, FL 34102
Phone: 239-262-5409 ext 151

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