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Gladys Porter Zoo

Herpetology Keeper

The Gladys Porter Zoo is seeking a full-time (40 hours per week) zoo keeper in the Herpetology department.
Herpetology keepers carry out the everyday care of assigned reptiles and amphibians, which includes cleaning, feeding, watering, and observing animals, as well as providing training and enrichment.
Job responsibilities:
Directly responsible for the everyday animal husbandry
Observes animals for medical issues and reports accordingly to the Head Keeper
Maintains an accurate record of animals in section
Performs routine maintenance in assigned areas, including painting, grass cutting, tree trimming, etc.
JOB Requirements:
Must be physically fit and able to bend, kneel, climb, and lift 50 lbs.
Must be able to work in varying weather conditions (heat, cold, rain, etc)
Will be required to work weekends, holidays, some evenings, rotating schedules, and, as circumstances warrant, beyond normal work hours
One year’s practice working with reptiles and amphibians required
One year practice in an AZA accredited facility, or professional zoological institution preferred
Previous practice with amphibians or venomous reptiles is highly preferred
suitable education
Bachelor’s Degree in Biology or a related field preferred
?Interested candidates should submit a resume and references to the Curator of Reptiles & Amphibians, Clint Guadiana, at before June 22, 2018 . Please put the words “Herpetology Keeper” in the subject line.
Gladys Porter Zoo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

How to submit the application:

?Interested candidates should submit a resume and references to the Curatorof Reptiles & Amphibians, Clint Guadiana, at before June 22, 2018. Please put the words ?Herpetology Keeper? in the subject line.
Gladys Porter Zoo
500 Ringgold St Brownsville
Brownsville, TX 78520
Phone: 9565467187
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