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Education Assistant

Primary Tasks and Responsibilities                          

  • Assist and conduct with outreach programs while utilizing live animals
  • Assist and conduct and/or teach Zoo Camps
  • Prepare for upcoming Zoo Camps
  • Assist and/or present daily live animal programs
  • Provide educational interpretation at exhibits
  • Complete daily paperwork
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Position Requirements                                               

  • Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license
  • Must have at least two years of post-secondary education in biology, zoology, psychology, education or another relevant field of science
  • Work may be outdoor and in all weather conditions.
  •  Requires good public speaking ability.
  • Ability to work with children, teens, and adults.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written directions.
  • Ability to work both as a team and independently
  • Must be able to work weekends
  • Must be willing to handle and care for a variety of different animals including:  snakes, spiders, frogs, birds, and small mammals
  • Must be able to work in hot and humid outdoor conditions up to 50% of the work day
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs on a regular basis and 50 lbs occasionally

Time Commitment                                                         

  • This position is a year round, part time position
  • Most weeks will average 24 hours per week, but during busy weeks with high volume of programs more hours will be available
  • Chehaw is open seven days per week, week day and weekend work is required, along with some evenings and overnights
  • Scheduling is flexible around class schedules


$8.50-$10 per hour based upon experience

How to Apply

Candidates should apply by sending their resume and cover letter by email to the Director of Education,

105 Chehaw Park Rd
Albany, GA 31701
Phone: 229-430-5275
Fax: 229-430-3035

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