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Great Plains Zoo

The AZA-accredited Great Plains Zoo is a progressive, mid-sized Zoo with a collection of more than 1,000 animals representing 160 species including mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, and insects.

Temporary (seasonal) ZooKeeper

The Great Plains Zoo is currently looking to fill a seasonal (temporary) animal keeper position as part of the zoo’s animal care team. The successful candidate will need to have the skills and competency to perform normal keeper duties as needed in the assigned areas. This position will potentially learn/work several routines within the facility and therefore work with several taxonomic classes of animals.

The seasonal keeper will be expected to work 40 hours/week and require the ability to work rotating shifts including weekends, holidays and evenings. The position is expected to start in April and last until mid-September 2017.

Further Comments

Application deadline is March 1, 2017.

How to Apply

Interested individuals can see a full job description as well as obtain a job application by visiting the Great Plains Zoo website: Résumés and completed job application should be sent to: Mollye Nardi, Area Supervisor,

Great Plains Zoo
805 S. Kiwanis Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Phone: (605) 367-8313
Fax: (605) 367-8340

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