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Denver Zoo has two temporary opportunities for Seasonal Animal Ambassador Keepers. The Seasonal Animal Ambassador Keepers help advance the mission of Denver Zoo--to secure a better world for animals through human understanding--by providing energetic and creative assistance with animal care and other various Animal Ambassador Collection activities. The selected candidates will contribute to a team of talented, experienced staff and volunteers.
Length of Position and Hours: We currently anticipate that these seasonal, hourly positions will begin April 1, 2017 and go through Sept 9, 2017. Hours will be scheduled at 20 hours per week, working four 5 hour days, with occasional additional hours for special circumstances or events. Applicants must be available to work weekends, holidays, and some evenings.
Additional Responsibilities include:
Student/graduate of environmental education, biology, zoology, psychology, or related fields.
Willingness to handle animals (training will be provided).
Enjoy working with children and the public.
Interpretation experience and/or public speaking skills a plus.
Interest in conservation and environmental education.
Bilingual Spanish is a plus.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and work dexterously with hands and arms.
Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
Ability to pass drug and alcohol screening.
Ability to pass reference and background check.
Provide negative TB test result prior to start date if hired.
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Denver Zoo2300 Steele StreetDenver, CO 80205
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