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Lincoln Children's Zoo

The Zoo was established 52 years ago in 1965. Rated among the nation's best zoos for children by Parent Magazine, the Zoo is home to over 400 different animals and 40 endangered animals and is the third most attended arts & cultural attraction in Nebraska. The Zoo has been featured on NBC Today, Time Magazine, ABC News, USA Today, Buzzfeed, CNN and National Geographic.

Relief Zookeeper

About Lincoln Children’s Zoo
The Zoo was established 52 years ago in 1965. Rated among the nation's best zoos for children by Parent Magazine, the Zoo is home to over 400 different animals and 40 endangered animals and is the third most attended arts & cultural attraction in Nebraska. The Zoo has been featured on NBC Today, Time Magazine, ABC News, USA Today, Buzzfeed, CNN and National Geographic.
Lincoln Children’s Zoo Core Values
   » We are there for each other.
   » We generate enthusiasm.
   » We are humble.
   » We go above and beyond.
The Lincoln Children’s Zoo is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to work with the zoo’s approximately 95 species as a relief keeper. This individual must possess a strong work ethic and positive attitude and have practice speaking in large groups of people.
Principal tasks
-Perform everyday animal presentations to the public with multiple animal species showcasing their natural behaviors.
-Reports animal behavior and conditions on a everyday basis.
-Clean and maintains multiple animal areas of the zoo.
-Assists in treating animals under the supervision of the veterinary staff.
-Continue to uphold the zoo’s mission at the zoo and zoo functions both on and off grounds.
-Diet Preparation
-Participates in animal training and enrichment programs
Necessary expertise:
-capability to interact with the public in an engaging and welcoming manner.
-capability to work as an effective team member as well as function independently
-capability to handle and train multiple species using operant conditioning.
-Efficient time management expertise in a high paced environment
Minimum Requirements.
-Strong practice in public speaking.
-Must be able to work weekends, nights, and holidays as needed.
-Excellent communication expertise.
-Degree in Animal Science, Zoology, Fisheries and Wildlife or equivalent preferred.
-Lifting and carrying up to 60lbs.
-Working outside in all conditions.
EDUCATION AND PRE-REQUISITES
Degree in Animal Science, Zoology, Fisheries and Wildlife or equivalent preferred.

practice Required

Degree in Animal Science, Zoology, Fisheries and Wildlife or equivalent preferred.

income

TBD

How to submit the application:

Email jklingensmith@lincolnzoo.org
Lincoln Children's Zoo
1222 S. 27th Street
Lincoln, NE 68502
Phone: 4024756741

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Post Date: 06/14/2018 / Viewed 20 times
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Company: Lincoln , NE
Contact Email: jklingensmith@lincolnzoo.org


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