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Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is northeast Indiana’s largest tourist attraction, hosting more than 600,000 guests annually. The zoo is consistently named one of the nation’s Top Ten Zoos for Kids by national media outlets and is a conservation leader, contributing annually to local, regional, and international efforts to protect wild animals and habitats. The zoo cares for more than 1500 animals and participates in 63 cooperative species survival plans.

Animal Care Specialist: African Journey

Applications are being accepted for a full-time Animal Care Specialist in the African Journey.

The Animal Care Specialist performs work necessary to provide basic daily animal care for zoo animals, ensures appropriate animal wellbeing, and performs husbandry practices such as operant conditioning, enrichment strategy, and assisting with husbandry and enclosure furnishing design. This position is responsible for daily husbandry of servals, banded mongoose, bat-eared fox, cape porcupine, and radiated tortoise.

A Bachelor’s Degree in an animal-related field and one year of experience in a zoological setting are preferred. This is a full-time position requiring availability for a 40-hour work week year-round. See for a full job description.

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Application Deadline: March 31, 2023

Fort Wayne Children's Zoo
3411 Sherman Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46808
Phone: 260-427-6800
Fax: 260-427-6820

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