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This seasonal (March 1 – October 31, 2017) position is responsible for the primary daily husbandry activities and welfare of the Lorikeets and Lorikeet Aviary in the Bird department. Activities in this position will assist in presenting to the public an environment that is educational, entertaining, and serves to further the mission of the Birmingham Zoo. Ensures a positive experience when Zoo Guests are feeding Lorikeets in Aviary.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS INCLUDE:
High School degree; some college preferred.
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; have high energy and enthusiasm for completion of tasks; possess team building skills; and has the ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
Must have ability to foster teamwork within and across teams.
Will be interacting with Zoo guests regularly; presentation skills helpful.
Competency in computer skills.
Must have a current valid driver’s license with no prior traffic violations (within the last five years).
First aid/CPR certified preferred
Must have current negative TB test and provide documentation, or be willing to have a TB test.
Seasonal – March 1, 2017– October 31, 2017
Schedule varies between weekdays and weekends. Weekend work required as well as occasional evening work and holidays.
go to www.BirminghamZoo.com, About Us, Employment and complete an online application
Birmingham Zoo, Inc.2630 Cahaba RoadBirmingham, AL 35223Phone: 205-879-0409Fax: 205-879-9426
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