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Museum of Discovery & Science

Life Science Zoo Keeper

 

SUMMARY:  Full Time with Benefits.  Works as a member of the Life Science Department under the direction of the Life Science Manager.  Provide care for Otters and all animals within the Ecoscapes exhibit.

QUALIFICATIONS:  A BS degree in animal science or related field is preferred; equivalent experience may be substituted.  Two years experience in a zoo or aquarium is required. The qualified individual must have experience with daily care and maintenance of animal enclosures. Experience with otters, reptiles, small mammals and avian species preferred. Knowledge of operant conditioning and training is ideal. The qualified individual must be extremely proficient in animal handling and restraint. The applicant will also be responsible for learning basic aquarium operations and maintenance. Must be able to work in a variety of climates. Must be able to work in high places and lift at least 50 lbs.  This position also includes weekend and holiday work. The qualified individual must be able to function as a team member as well as under limited supervision. Must have a valid drivers license. EEO / DFWP

Salary

$8.50/Hr to Start

How to Apply

Send a resume and cover letter to jobs@mods.net

Museum of Discovery & Science
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

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