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Supervisor, Zoological - Aviculture
SeaWorld San Antonio
Be responsible on for operation of animal area in absence of Curator.
Be responsible for proper staffing of animal areas through effective scheduling.
Be proficient in application of behavioral modification techniques used at SeaWorld. This includes, but is not limited to, the skill set to develop and implement new behavior, training of naïve animals, training behavior to completion, proactively maintaining conditioned behavior, and the ability to form relationships with the animals in assigned area.
Be responsible for teaching aviculture bird biology, record keeping and natural history while maintaining daily responsibilities and following department SOP’s.
Be responsible for teaching aviculture skills needed to maintain all avian exhibits and their mechanical systems.
Establish and maintains a positive atmosphere which ensures the highest level of ambassador performance and guest service while enforcing and complying with safety procedures and guidelines.

Encourage and demonstrate confidentiality and professional communication internally and with all departments that interact with the Zoological department
Hire, supervise, train, and coach ambassadors while ensuring proper training and development in accordance with SEA guidelines.
Assist in the evaluation of departmental employees including annual performance evaluations and development plans.
Provide excellent service to guests and ambassadors.
Maintain open and continuous lines of communication with Zoological leaders.
Encourage and demonstrate confidentiality and professional communication internally and with all departments.
Responsibly manage company assets and be responsible in spending for supplies and equipment to achieve financial goals.
Assist with future exhibit designs and enhancements.
Assist with animal acquisition and disposition.
Assist department with other duties as assigned.
Link: https://seaworldentertainment.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SEA/job/SeaWorld-San-Antonio/Supervisor--Zoological---Aviculture--FT-_JR102803?q=Aviculture
Assistant Zoo Director - Animal Care, Conservation, and Education
Zoo Miami
Zoo Miami currently has a full time Assistant Zoo Director, Chief of Zoo Animal Care, Conservation and Education available to be part of the Zoo Leadership team. We are searching for team-oriented candidates that will be responsible for providing overall strategic plan, direction, leadership and management of Zoo Miami’s Animal Science, Conservation, and Education and Welfare sections as well as providing exceptional customer service through engagement while creating friendly and positive interactions with all guests and co-workers.

This position reports directly to the Zoo Director.
Link: https://www.aza.org/jobs?job=35772
Zoological Specialist Trainer
SeaWorld San Antonio
Work with animals using behavioral modification techniques as instructed. Train behavior to completion under minimal supervision.
Link: https://seaworldentertainment.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SEA/job/SeaWorld-San-Antonio/Zoological-Specialist--Trainer-_JR100620?q=Aviculture
Animal Care Specialist 2 (Marine Mammals) $20.00- $22.00 HRLY
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
Effectively and efficiently communicates in a professional manner to staff of all levels
Demonstrates and applies operant conditioning animal training techniques with supervision of an ACS 3 or higher.
Interpret animal behavior and make decisions appropriately with the aid of ACS3 or higher
Perform in shows as well as conduct educational lectures and/or animal interactions and tours as assigned
SCUBA dive in exhibits as required
Under the direction of management, develop and conduct research projects with the assistance of other team members of ACS3 or higher
Collects and labels blood, urine, fecal and other diagnostic samples as directed by veterinary staff
Provides support on organizing and carrying out capture and restraint (voluntary or un-voluntary) and rehabilitation operation for animals in the assigned area with veterinarian and management’s assistance as well as assist in emergency situations
Assists in the restraint of animals, administers fluids and assisted feedings, and participates in emergency situations
Responsible for the daily operations in area assigned
Development of less experienced personnel with the aid of ACS3 or higher
Assists in the operation of heavy equipment such as trucks, forklifts, and palate jack
Provide animal enrichment and husbandry training as well as aid in mentoring junior staff
Maintain, recognize, and renovate facilities and equipment up to USDA standards
Maintains area equipment such as tools and equipment such as scuba gear, transport units, squeeze cage, electric carts and more
Supports and aides in implementation of modifications to presentations and guest interactions

Link: https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/SIX1001SIX/JobBoard/9493c1b6-73f5-4071-82db-b888bd546a04/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=8dd66a51-ae01-4c2b-9d1c-fc66891f03ee
Animal Care Specialist 1 (Marine Mammals) $18.50-$19.50 HRLY
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
Work with a variety of marine mammals including dolphins, seals, and sea lions.
Monitor the appearance and health of the animals.
Speak to guests and educate them about the animals. Answer questions and host live training sessions.
Perform entry-level training techniques with the animal under the direction.
Demonstrate mastery with assessing animal behavior and training techniques.
Routinely clean animal enclosures and compounds.
Prepare animal diets multiple times throughout the day.
Maintain accurate log of animal health, behaviors, enrichment, and diet.
Learn show scripts and perform in shows as assigned.
Adhere to all federal and state guidelines, regulations, and laws.
Assist in animal moves and transport operations.
Assist in research projects.
Maintain communication with Supervisors and other disciplines within the Animal Care Departments.
Follow all policies and procedures of Six Flags Discovery Kingdom and the Animal Care Department.
Participate in the inter- and intra-departmental cross training program.
Perform all other duties as required.
Link: https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/SIX1001SIX/JobBoard/9493c1b6-73f5-4071-82db-b888bd546a04/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=8eed2e56-7491-495d-b22f-0276e265b8f2
Marine Mammal Trainer 1
Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park
Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park is expanding it's TEAM in preparation for it's expansion, Dolphin Oasis, to open to the public late Spring. Gulfarium is looking for motivated candidates to be hired on as a Mammal Trainer 1. This position works directly with Bottlenose Dolphins, California Sea Lions, Harbor Seals, Asian Small Clawed Otters, and a variety of tropical birds. Gulfarium provides to the guests engaging animal presentations and fun educational animal encounters. Candidates must be comfortable in a fast-paced environment with a large team.

Essential Responsibilities
• Accurate and complete record keeping procedures
• Food preparation procedures
• Daily maintenance and development of exhibits
• Complete area related husbandry (cleaning) procedures
• Develop skills in the collection of approved medical samples
• Assist with veterinary procedures
• Administer vitamins and prescribed medications assigned by management
• Participates regularly in all animal and guest program interactions
• Participates regularly in all public narrations and shows
• Effective communication between all staff, interns, and volunteers
• Demonstrate ability to maintain and troubleshoot animal behavior regularly
• Develop ability to train new husbandry, show, and interaction behaviors under supervision
• The ability to demonstrate operant conditioning skills 
• Other duties as assigned

Requested Requirements
• Ability to lift 50 pounds
• Ability to work varied shifts/weekends/holidays
• Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience• Minimum 1 year experience working with marine mammals
• Open Water SCUBA certification
• Excellent teamwork skills
• Excellent public speaking skills
• Good swimming ability

Please apply online at https://www.gulfarium.com/marine_trainerone
Link: https://www.gulfarium.com/marine_trainerone
Marine Mammal Specialist 4 (dolphins/ fur seals)
Atlantis Dubai
About the job:

As a Marine Mammal Specialist 4 you will deliver and bring the myth of Atlantis to life using your knowledge and charismatic delivery to ensure our guests have the most unforgettable experience. You will be responsible for ensuring the healthy and sanitary living conditions, proper nutrition, and constant care for all our marine mammals. This includes daily maintenance of the facilities and water testing. Day to day monitoring and observing behavioural patterns of our animals and reporting any abnormalities or change of normal animal behaviour, whilst ensuring that all records are maintained will also form part of your daily routine. Playing a supportive role in dolphin interaction presentations, education and conservation efforts will also be part of this role.

About You:

Our ideal candidate will have a certificate of Open Water Scuba Certification together with an understanding of animal training and animal husbandry principles (curatorial skills) with emphasis on employee, guest and animal safety or have completed cross-training in Dolphin Bay. You will also be confident incorporating concepts, theories and techniques used to interact with animals through Behaviour and Enrichment Management and have excellent communication skills.

The company:

Atlantis Dubai is an iconic entertainment destination comprised of two world-class resorts; Atlantis, The Palm and Atlantis, The Royal; offering an unbeatable opportunity for you to grow and develop in your career. Join a team that is adventurous, creative, warm-hearted and extroverted. We believe in making our guests happy beyond anything they have ever imagined. We wow them at every turn and create memories that will last a lifetime. You will be at the heart of this vision, to constantly innovate to deliver Amazing Experiences and Everlasting Memories.
Link: None
Animal Care Specialist 3 (Marine Mammals) $22.00-$26.00 HRLY
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
Prepares daily rations, feeds animals, and stores food according to schedule
Cleans and sanitizes animal enclosures, food preparation, storage areas, and office spaces
Administers medications as prescribed by veterinarians (orally or injectable)
Closely monitors and records animal’s behavior and notifies staff of potential health and social challenges, and assist veterinarians with examinations, treatments, surgery, emergency care and necropsies
Effectively and efficiently communicates in a professional manner to staff of all levels
Demonstrates and applies advanced operant conditioning animal training techniques without supervision of Supervisor
Interpret advanced animal behavior and make decisions appropriately
Perform in shows as well as conduct educational lectures and/or animal interactions and tours as assigned
SCUBA dive in exhibits as required
Under the direction of management, develop and conduct research projects with the assistance of other team members
Collects and labels blood, urine, fecal and other diagnostic samples as directed by veterinary staff
Recognize and react quickly and reliably to unfavorable behavior and aid staff in development of above skill set
Provides support on organizing and carrying out capture and restraint (voluntary or un-voluntary) and rehabilitation operation for animals in the assigned area with veterinarian and management’s assistance as well as assist in emergency situations
Assists in the restraint of animals, administers fluids and assisted feedings, and participates in emergency situations
Responsible for the daily operations in area assigned

Link: https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/SIX1001SIX/JobBoard/9493c1b6-73f5-4071-82db-b888bd546a04/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=d1c17a42-5354-4d7e-8f95-f2b3c9cc360c
Senior Trainer: Animal Engagement and Interpretive Training
John G. Shedd Aquarium
The Senior Trainer level is responsible for the overall care and behavior modification of animals used for programs with guests. Their husbandry and training knowledge includes a wide variety of taxa including mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates. This position has advanced behavioral knowledge. They demonstrate strong operant conditioning knowledge and behavior modification skills. They are experienced in interpretation and guest engagement. All these skills are used to provide excellent welfare for the animals under their care. They are relied upon extensively to teach operant conditioning, husbandry, and guest interpretation to developing team members. This position works well within their team and collaborates across other departments.
Link: https://sheddaquarium.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a23xwy5iftl7
Seasonal Keeper
Natural Encounters, Inc.
Natural Encounters, Inc., has an immediate Seasonal Keeper position available for a motivated individual who wants to grow their skills and become a part of a world renown animal training and educational facility.

Seasonal Keeper:

A temporary position as an interim replacement to supplement the workforce. This position is of a limited duration. The seasonal employee may not work more than 39.5 hours per week and cannot exceed more than 120 days per year. Seasonal keepers are responsible for the day to day husbandry and assisting in the management of the animal collection. They support, uphold, and promote the goals, purpose and growth of Natural Encounters, Inc. and its affiliates. Applicants must have a strong team work ethic, and a positive attitude in the work environment and is responsible for ensuring the health and welfare of animals in Natural Encounters, Inc. collection.

For more information, please click the link below.
Link: https://www.aza.org/jobs?job=35923
Seasonal Trainer
Natural Encounters, Inc.
Natural Encounters, Inc., has immediate Seasonal Trainer openings for motivated individuals who want to grow their skills with a world renown animal training and educational facility.

Seasonal Trainer Job Description:

A Seasonal Trainer is a temporary position as an interim replacement to supplement the workforce. This position is of a limited duration. The seasonal employee may not work more than 39.5 hours per week and cannot exceed more than 120 days per year. They support, uphold, and promote the goals, purpose and growth of Natural Encounters, Inc. and its affiliates. A seasonal trainer must have a strong team work ethic, and a positive attitude in the work environment at all times and is responsible for ensuring the health and welfare of animals in Natural Encounters, Inc. collection.

For more information, please click the link below.
Link: https://www.aza.org/jobs?job=35922
Seasonal Road Show Keeper/Trainer in Providence, RI
Natural Encounters, Inc.
Natural Encounters, Inc., has Seasonal Road Show Keeper/Trainer position available from April 3rd 2023 to September 6th 2023, for a motivated individual who wants to grow their skills and become a part of a world-renowned animal training and educational facility.

Seasonal Road Show Keeper/Trainer (Providence, RI):

A temporary position as an interim replacement to supplement the workforce. This position begins April 3rd and is of a limited duration (ending September 6th). The seasonal employee will work 39.5 hours per week and cannot exceed more than 1000 hours per year. Seasonal keepers/trainers are responsible for the day to day husbandry, assisting in the management of the animal collection with the possibility of show support. They support, uphold, and promote the goals, purpose and growth of Natural Encounters, Inc. and its affiliates. Applicants must have a strong team work ethic, and a positive attitude in the work environment and is responsible for ensuring the health and welfare of animals in Natural Encounters, Inc. collection.

*This position is located in Providence, RI, at Roger Williams Park Zoo. Housing is not provided.

For more information, please click the link below.
Link: https://www.aza.org/jobs?job=35745
Senior Aquarist
Aquarium of Niagara
The Senior Aquarist’s primary objective and responsibility is to function in primary and supportive roles in all animal care and husbandry including diet preparation, disease recognition and treatment, habitat design, set-up, care and maintenance, life support system construction and operation, animal observations, and husbandry staff supervision.
Link: https://fh-sites.imgix.net/sites/1427/2022/12/30203325/Job-Posting-Senior-Aquarist.pdf
Supervisor of Fish and Invertebrates
Aquarium of Niagara
The Supervisor’s primary objective and responsibility is to function in primary and supportive roles in all animal care and husbandry including diet preparation, facility/habitat maintenance, accurate record keeping, animal observations and husbandry staff supervision. The Supervisor must model mutual support, excellent communication and joint problem-solving skills among directors, supervisors, staff, trustees, volunteer/interns, docents and vendors. The supervisory position is responsible for taking an essential role in developing and providing innovative, attractive, educational, and scientifically accurate living and non-living exhibits and displays that both support and reflect the educational goals and mission statement at the Aquarium of Niagara.
Link: https://fh-sites.imgix.net/sites/1427/2022/12/30203324/Job-Posting-Supervisor-of-Fish-and-Invertebrates.pdf
Assistant Trainer (Seasonal)
Aquarium of Niagara
Reporting to the Supervisor of Marine Mammals & Birds, this position shall provide a supportive role in the operation and function of the Marine Mammal & Birds Department, with final authority in such manners remaining with the Director of Animal Care.
Link: https://fh-sites.imgix.net/sites/1427/2023/03/01193442/Seasonal-Assistant-Trainer-Job-Postings-2023.pdf
Zoological Specialist - Killer Whale
SeaWorld San Diego
Job Overview:

🔹Enthusiastically represents SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment by displaying a positive attitude, maintaining a high level of energy and commitment to quality throughout all aspects of the job.

🔹Are you passionate about fostering the human-animal bond? Are you committed to the humane and responsible treatment of animals? Do you want to share the incredible qualities and potential of animals with the world? We’ve got the perfect opportunity for you!

🔹You will perform daily husbandry tasks, including administering vitamins and medications as directed, preparing food, and maintaining a safe and sanitary working area for all animal habitats. You will also help ensure guest, personal, and animal safety through diligent observation and response to any and all behavioral precursors of potentially harmful behavior by both animals and people.
Link: https://seaworldentertainment.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SEA/job/SeaWorld-San-Diego/Zoological-Specialist_JR102928?timeType=21cf1a5c7b78100a88fbafffdaca0003&locations=2324266930e31001c8955ee3fc3e0000
Zoological Specialist, Senior
Busch Tampa Bay
Responsible for providing consistent care and training of all assigned animals
Work in a consistent, professional and positive manner displaying consideration, tolerance, cooperation, open communication, and reliability
Learn and demonstrate required training and handling protocols for any applicable animals
Follow all husbandry, training, and safety protocols for the specified zoological area(s) including all daily SOP’s
Demonstrate the ability to safely work with a very diverse collection of animals including mammals, birds, reptiles, and arthropods
Lead and engage in all aspects of guest interaction programs both on and off property
Maintain safe and sanitary animal habitat(s) and working area
Enter daily, weekly, and monthly records using TRACKS record keeping system
Create and administer animal enrichment to enhance animal welfare and training goals
Maintain current behaviors for all applicable animals, train new behavior to completion under minimal supervision
Demonstrate the ability to recognize the overall health of each animal via daily observations
Demonstrate knowledge of and the ability to discuss the natural history of the animals in assigned area(s)
Demonstrate the understanding of the SOPs for an animal escape and the responsibilities of being onsite during this situation
Participate as requested in animal outreach presentations including school visits, animal appearances in various media and stage presentations.
Deliver department seminars
Other duties as assigned
Link: https://www.myworkday.com/seaworldentertainment
Zoological Specialist
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Responsible for providing consistent care and training of all assigned animals
Work in a consistent, professional and positive manner displaying consideration, tolerance, cooperation, open communication, and reliability
Learn and demonstrate required training and handling protocols for any applicable animals
Follow all husbandry, training, and safety protocols for the specified zoological area(s) including all daily SOP’s
Demonstrate the ability to safely work with a very diverse collection of animals including mammals, birds, reptiles, and arthropods
Engage in all aspects of guest interaction programs both on and off property
Maintain safe and sanitary animal habitat(s) and working area
Enter daily, weekly, and monthly records using TRACKS record keeping system
Create and administer animal enrichment to enhance animal welfare and training goals
Maintain current behaviors for all applicable animals, train new behavior to completion under supervision
Learn to recognize the overall health of each animal via daily observations
Demonstrate knowledge of and the ability to discuss the natural history of the animals in assigned area(s)
Demonstrate the understanding of the SOPs for an animal escape and the responsibilities of being onsite during this situation
Participate as requested in animal outreach presentations including school visits, animal appearances in various media and stage presentations.
Other duties as assigned
Link: https://seaworldentertainment.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com
Marine Mammal Trainer- Full Time
Ocean Connections
Our Marine Mammal Trainer position cares for and maintains our animal collection including: pinnipeds, parrots, birds, and dogs. This position is responsible for diet preparation, exhibit maintenance, animal behavioral observation, data entry, and record keeping. Marine Mammal Trainers conduct behavioral training for all animals in support of daily performances in the Pirates Voyage shows as well as assist with coordinating animal welfare, enrichment, behavioral observations, training, mentorship, educating the public, and more!
Link: None
Marine Mammal Trainer- Full Time
Ocean Connections
Our Marine Mammal Trainer position cares for and maintains our animal collection including: pinnipeds, parrots, birds, and dogs. This position is responsible for diet preparation, exhibit maintenance, animal behavioral observation, data entry, and record keeping. Marine Mammal Trainers conduct behavioral training for all animals in support of daily performances in the Pirates Voyage shows as well as assist with coordinating animal welfare, enrichment, behavioral observations, training, mentorship, educating the public, and more!
Link: None
Education Specialist- Full Time
Ocean Connections
The Education Specialist is responsible for facilitating and managing educational programming. This position will include: teaching programs for diverse audiences of all ages and abilities, furthering public speaking skills, educational program development, maintaining records, interpreting using artifacts, and working alongside education animal ambassadors! The Education Specialist will also represent our organization at conservation-based community events and fundraisers to further support our mission.
Link: None
Education Specialist- Full Time
Ocean Connections
The Education Specialist is responsible for facilitating and managing educational programming. This position will include: teaching programs for diverse audiences of all ages and abilities, furthering public speaking skills, educational program development, maintaining records, interpreting using artifacts, and working alongside education animal ambassadors! The Education Specialist will also represent our organization at conservation-based community events and fundraisers to further support our mission.
Link: None
Education Intern- Seasonal
Ocean Connections
The position of Education Intern is a unique internship opportunity for anyone interested in gaining experience creating and facilitating education programs, furthering public speaking abilities, and developing pertinent skills to utilize in a future informal or formal education setting. This 10-12 week summer program works directly with our Education Team members in facilitating educational programs, assisting with marine mammal related activities, and interacting with diverse audiences during special events.
Link: None
Animal Care Intern
Ocean Connections
Ocean Connections is a globally recognized leader in the field of marine mammal care and training. We receive internship and volunteer applications from around the world. Our internship programs have been designed to provide participants with valuable experience in a wide variety of activities that occur throughout a trainer’s day. Interns are trained to assist our animal care staff in the following areas:

General understanding of the care and husbandry needs of marine mammals

Dietary requirements and food preparation for marine mammals
General water quality understanding
Public presentations: hosting, guest interaction, crowd control, safety, trainer assistance
Interactive programs: guest interaction and assistance, safety
Public interaction: professionalism, assistance, question and answer, safety
Facility maintenance and sanitation
Animal observations
Training session and procedural assistance
Animal behavior and training
Environmental enrichment
Current conservation issues
Link: https://www.oceansoffun.org/animal_care_internships
Animal Care Intern
Ocean Connections
Ocean Connections is a globally recognized leader in the field of marine mammal care and training. We receive internship and volunteer applications from around the world. Our internship programs have been designed to provide participants with valuable experience in a wide variety of activities that occur throughout a trainer’s day. Interns are trained to assist our animal care staff in the following areas:

General understanding of the care and husbandry needs of marine mammals
Dietary requirements and food preparation for marine mammals
General water quality understanding
Public presentations: hosting, guest interaction, crowd control, safety, trainer assistance
Interactive programs: guest interaction and assistance, safety
Public interaction: professionalism, assistance, question and answer, safety
Facility maintenance and sanitation
Animal observations
Training session and procedural assistance
Animal behavior and training
Environmental enrichment
Current conservation issues
Link: https://www.oceansoffun.org/animal_care_internships
Animal Care Intern
Ocean Connections
Ocean Connections is a globally recognized leader in the field of marine mammal care and training. We receive internship and volunteer applications from around the world. Our internship programs have been designed to provide participants with valuable experience in a wide variety of activities that occur throughout a trainer’s day. Interns are trained to assist our animal care staff in the following areas:

General understanding of the care and husbandry needs of marine mammals
Dietary requirements and food preparation for marine mammals
General water quality understanding
Public presentations: hosting, guest interaction, crowd control, safety, trainer assistance
Interactive programs: guest interaction and assistance, safety
Public interaction: professionalism, assistance, question and answer, safety
Facility maintenance and sanitation
Animal observations
Training session and procedural assistance
Animal behavior and training
Environmental enrichment
Current conservation issues
Link: None
Supervisor, Cetaceans
John G. Shedd Aquarium
The Cetacean Supervisor, Oceanarium supports the Cetacean manager in the day-to-day management of the Oceanarium department with a focus on the Cetacean area of operation. This position works closely with the other cetacean supervisors and the manager to ensure effective daily operations of the team and care for the animals. As needed, they work with the Director, Oceanarium - along with numerous other departments including Animal Care, Animal Health, Environmental Quality, Facilities, and Aquarium - to help ensure smooth and effective operations involving the animas under their care. This position works cooperatively with the animal care management teams to ensure compliance with all accreditation and regulatory requirements for departmental operations and provides full support of the aquarium’s SCUBA diving program as directed by the Dive Program Manager.

The Supervisor must work collaboratively with the other supervisors in their shared area of focus to help staff achieve goals set out by the manager that support Shedd’s institutional priorities. The supervisor spends most of their time working with the animals and the staff, helping to provide consistent guidance, accountability, and support. They can assess employee’s strengths and support those areas needing growth.

The Supervisor serves in a leadership position in the Animals division and works to implement strategies to meet institutional objectives and initiatives requiring support of the Oceanarium department. Serves as an aquarium spokesperson as needed.
Link: https://sheddaquarium.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a23xwy5s52d6
Lead Keeper Amassador Animals
Zoo Atlanta
supervisory positron over our bird presentation area. 10 years animal training experience requested, bird show experience preferred.
Link: zooatlanta.org
Associate Marine Mammal Trainer
Coral World Ocean Park
The active goal of Associate Marine Mammal Trainers at Coral World is to continue to develop their training skills and gain experience training and maintaining advanced behaviors and troubleshooting complex behavioral problems related to husbandry and interactive behaviors . They will also be given the opportunity to lead animal training lectures and is expected to develop leadership skills by teaching and assisting newer staff with their professional development.

Requesting:
- minimum of two years of experience with applied marine mammal training and care.
- physically fit with ability to lift 60 lbs
- team oriented and positive attitude
Link: None
Full Time Animal Keeper
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Animal Keeper: This position is responsible for providing the highest quality care and husbandry of the animals to which they are assigned. We expect our Animal Keepers to support the Zoo in our mission “to be a leader in conservation, captive breeding and animal care; to connect people with wildlife and wild places through experiences that inspire action.” Promotes professional working relationships with both internal and external customers. This position is non- supervisory in nature. Adheres to and supports all organizational policies and procedures and standards.  Promotes teamwork!


Primary Area and Species: 

Water’s Edge Africa caring for Nile Hippopotamus, African Penguins, Ring Tailed Lemurs, Warthogs, African Crowned Cranes, Von der Decken’s Hornbill, and Guinea Pigs.

How to Apply:

To apply please email jdillon@cmzoo.org by March 31st.
Full Time Animal Keeper
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Animal Keeper: This position is responsible for providing the highest quality care and husbandry of the animals to which they are assigned. We expect our Animal Keepers to support the Zoo in our mission “to be a leader in conservation, captive breeding and animal care; to connect people with wildlife and wild places through experiences that inspire action.” Promotes professional working relationships with both internal and external customers. 


Scutes Family Gallery - Cheyenne Mountain Zoo believes that reptiles are critically important and beautiful species.  We share this belief with our guests in the unique way that they are exhibited in the gallery.  The successful applicant will help to support this vision and mission while also coming up with creative ways to take the area to the next level.  This position requires great attention to detail and a passion for engaging guests with beautiful reptile species and unique Australian fauna.  


Primary Area and Species: 


The Australia/Scutes Family Gallery area cares for a variety of reptiles and Australian animals.  Approximately 75% of the time is spent working with the reptiles and mentoring keeper assistants 

Australia: Matschie’s tree kangaroo, emu, Bennett’s wallaby, cane toad, White’s tree frog, budgies, cockatiels, Princess parrot

Scutes Family Gallery:  A variety of snakes, lizards and turtles along with Hoffman’s two-toed sloth. 

How to Apply:

To apply please submit your cover letter and resume at: https://form.jotform.com/213495749765978

Job posting closes EOD March 19th, 2023
Full Time Animal Keeper
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Animal Keeper: This position is responsible for providing the highest quality care and husbandry of the animals to which they are assigned. We expect our Animal Keepers to support the Zoo in our mission “to be a leader in conservation, captive breeding and animal care; to connect people with wildlife and wild places through experiences that inspire action.” Promotes professional working relationships with both internal and external customers. This position is non-supervisory in nature. Adheres to and supports all organizational policies and procedures and standards.  Promotes teamwork!


Rocky Mountain Wild & Asian Highlands: 

Primary Duties and Species: Duties include but are not limited to:

 ∙ Conducting engaging and inspiring shows, demos and tours. Proactively seeking opportunities to interact with guests, initiate Defining Moments, Get Guests Involved opportunities and provide exemplary guest service experiences. 

∙ RMH is one of the most requested section of the zoo for behind the scenes experiences and animal encounters, so a passion for sharing animals with others in a professional, safe, fun and inspiring manner is critical. 

∙ Operant conditioning training, environmental enrichment, cleaning/maintaining exhibits and enclosures, assisting with veterinary procedures, recording animal observations and daily reports. 

∙ New hires must pass training and certification with 2 key-2 keeper system, lock-out, communication and safety protocols within the assigned dangerous animal facilities.

Primary Area and Species: 


Species: Amur tigers, Amur leopards, snow leopard, Pallas’ cats, grizzly bears, mountain lions, Canada lynx, Mexican gray wolves, North American river otters, moose, bald eagles, North American porcupines as well as other species

         How to Apply:

To apply please visit:

https://form.jotform.com/CMZoo/RMHReliefandRoverKeeperApplication

Job posting closes EOD March 18th, 2023
Assistant Marine Mammal Trainer
Mississippi Aquarium
The position requires a highly motivated individual who will take direction from the Curators, Area Supervisors and/or Sr. Vice President of Property Operations in carrying out the animal care routine and maintenance for an assigned set of habitats. The position will also be responsible for maintaining organized written records pertaining to health, feeding, water quality, animal welfare and behavioral observations. This position is responsible for adhering to all aquarium safety, protocols, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums (AMMPA) accreditation standards.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Assists in the daily care and behavioral conditioning of bottlenose dolphins, North American river otters, and other taxa as needed
• Maintains a high level of professionalism while performing support/back-up roles in daily guest presentations and interaction programs
• Plays a support role in the development and implementation of dynamic animal training projects and programs that serve to enhance animal care, animal management, guest experience, and public relations


QUALIFICATIONS

• Previous professional volunteer and/or internship animal care experience from an accredited AMMPA or AZA institution, or equivalent, required
• Certified SCUBA diver
• Successful completion of pre-employment drug screening, SCUBA dive physical, and area swim test.
Link: None
Zoological Specialist, Associate (Associate Trainer) Part Time
Discovery Cove
At Discovery Cove Orlando, we’re passionate about caring for animals. In fact, we’ve already rescued over 40,000 animals (and counting!). Join us and help bring joy, excitement, and lasting memories to people from around the world. Join us and play an important part on our incredible team!
As a 365 day/year operation, candidates are expected to provide flexible availability to support year-round operating needs. This may include, but is not limited to, working opening, mid-day and closing shifts during peak and non-peak seasons, as well as weekends and holidays.

Check link below for more details on job description and requirements.

EEO Employer:
SEAWORLD PARKS & ENTERTAINMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. ALL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED WITHOUT REGARD TO AGE, RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, PREGNANCY, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION, DISABILITY OR COVERED VETERAN STATUS.
Link: https://seaworldentertainment.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SEA/job/Discovery-Cove-Orlando/Zoological-Specialist--Associate--Associate-Trainer-_JR103103?locations=2324266930e31001c89558d4002b0000
Zoological Specialist, Associate (Animal Ambassador trainer) Part Time
Discovery Cove
At Discovery Cove Orlando, we’re passionate about caring for animals. In fact, we’ve already rescued over 40,000 animals (and counting!). Join us and help bring joy, excitement, and lasting memories to people from around the world. Join us and play an important role part on our incredible team!

We have Animal Trainer position, offering you the chance to provide care and compassionate training to a variety of magnificent animals.

You will perform daily husbandry tasks, including administering vitamins and medications as directed, preparing food, and maintaining a safe and sanitary working area for all animal habitats.As a 365 day/year operation, candidates are expected to provide flexible availability to support year-round operating needs. This may include, but is not limited to, working opening, mid-day and closing shifts during peak and non-peak seasons, as well as weekends and holidays.

Click link below for job requirement.

EEO Employer:
SEAWORLD PARKS & ENTERTAINMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. ALL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED WITHOUT REGARD TO AGE, RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, PREGNANCY, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION, DISABILITY OR COVERED VETERAN STATUS.
Link: https://seaworldentertainment.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SEA/job/Discovery-Cove-Orlando/Zoological-Specialist--Assoc--Associate-Trainer-_JR102767?locations=2324266930e31001c89558d4002b0000
Trainer I - Marine Mammals
Texas State Aquarium
Take your career to new depths and put your skills to work in a one of a kind setting by becoming a part of the premiere aquarium showcasing the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. The Texas State Aquarium provides high quality, entertaining programming through education, conservation, and wildlife rehabilitation. We strive to provide our guests with an exciting, educational, and memorable experience. The Trainer I for the Marine Mammal department will provide quality care and training for all marine mammal areas. For more information on specific duties, requirements, and on where to apply, please visit https://www.texasstateaquarium.org/careers/.
Link: https://www.texasstateaquarium.org/careers/
Animal Care Specialist 2 (Land Animals) - $20.00 - $22.00
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
Job Details
Description
Essential Job Duties:

Feed, clean and daily husbandry of animals in Animal Care.
Give medication to animals as directed by Supervisor.
Record daily entries into logbook concerning animal care and behaviors.
Perform in Discovery Theater shows and act as backup during shows.
Walk assigned animals around park ensuring animal and guest safety.
Handle animals in and out of the park as needed.
Perform regularly in front of the public, demonstrating various animal behaviors.
Assist Apprentice Trainers and Handlers with proper protocol.
Answer guest’s questions concerning animal care, diet, etc. and other general park information in a polite courteous and informative manner.
Learn all essential commands and related behaviors.
Follow all department and park policies.
Assist other trainers as needed.
Maintain equipment and enclosures as needed.
Animals in collection consist of felines, domestic animals, small exotics, large hoof stock, and birds.
Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

Previous experience as an Apprentice Trainer in Animal Care with Supervisors approval and/or minimum two years previous experience.
Must be in excellent physical condition and possess the mental capacities to perform the essential job duties. Must be able to lift equipment up to 50 lbs.
Must possess the physical dexterity to hold and maneuver equipment.
Must be able to walk and move quickly between different areas.
Must not be afraid of heights.
Good public speaking ability.
Must be able to work outdoors in all types of weather.
Must possess the physical and mental abilities to work with very large strong animals.
Must be available to work weekends and holidays.
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Link: https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/SIX1001SIX/JobBoard/9493c1b6-73f5-4071-82db-b888bd546a04/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=1362fc46-e327-41fa-ac2a-8f4f672982ad
Marine Animal Trainer
Dolphin Encounters Ltd-Blue lagoon Island
REPORT TO: ZOOLOGICAL DIRECTOR , ASSISTANT ZOOLOGICAL DIRECTOR and SUPERVISOR AND LEAD SENIOR TRAINER.


OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY

To ensure the well-being of the animals and guests, to conduct programs and presentations in a professional manner.

SKILLS

• As per Animal Care, Assistant Trainer and Associate Trainer
• Good communication skills.
• Good presentation/public speaking skills.
• Focused, goal oriented.
• Detail-oriented.
• Good record keeping skills.
• Good interpersonal skills.
• Good swimming skills.


EDUCATION/KNOWLEDGE

• Knowledge of animal nutrition preferred but not a must.
• Prior experience in animal training or a related field preferred.

We are home to Atlantic bottlenose dolphins, California sea lions, nurse sharks and Southern stingrays, three raccoons and a cat.
Link: None
Senior Wild Animal Keeper
New York Aquarium
The New York Aquarium is hiring a Senior Wild Animal Keeper for the Sea Cliff’s section.  Sea Cliff’s is responsible for the daily care and welfare of a collection of animals including harbor seals, California sea lions,  African penguins, and southern sea otters.  We are seeking an individual with extensive sea otter and penguin experience.  

Perks:
DC37 Union, Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, 15 Vacation Days, 13 Holidays, 12 PTO, access to parks, zoos, and aquarium, plus much more

Click the link for more details, including the salary range.  You can apply through the link.  In addition, interested individuals can also send their cover letter and resume to Jennifer Rant at jrant@wcs.org
Link: https://bit.ly/3ExUqiL
Trainer
Dolphin Research Center
Can be entry level of experienced; looking for the right people to connect with our dolphin, sea Lion, and bird family; job entails working primarily with dolphins; Public speaking / presenting required; swim test, must be fit and able to lift 50 lbs. Go to dolphins.org for details and to apply
Link: https://dolphins.org/career_opportunities
Senior Marine Mammal Trainer
Coral World Ocean Park
Senior Trainers at Coral World use their extensive animal training knowledge and experience to manage complex behavioral challenges and train advanced behaviors without assistance. They must also have strong leadership skills to help grow and develop our team of animal care professionals.

Requesting:
- five years of experience with marine mammal training and management
- physically fit and able to lift 60 lbs
- team oriented with a positive attitude
- experience with habitat maintenance
Link: None
Veterinary Technician (Full-time) $24.00-$26.00 HRLY
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
Performs in-house laboratory diagnostics including, but not limited to: tissue and fluid cytology, blood smear evaluation and estimated cell counts, urinalysis and urine sediment exams, fecal parasite evaluation, pack cell volume, erythrocyte sedimentation, set up microbial pathogen cultures.
Prepare and process diagnostic samples for submission to outside laboratories and have familiarity with diagnostic tests and submission protocols.
Assist with preventative health programs such as blood draws, scheduled vaccinations, urine and fecal collections.
Prepare animals for surgery or treatments by anesthetizing, shaving and disinfecting as needed, catheter placement if required, and vital sign monitoring during procedures. Fill in anesthesia logs and maintain surgery logs.
Perform radiographs using stationary and portable x-ray units in a safe manner. Determine proper settings and techniques for various species, maintain records of setting, and label all films appropriately.
Maintain and update written and computerized medical records in ZIMS and paper files.
Compound, calculate, and dispense medications and maintain the Vet Clinic pharmacy.
Cleaning and sterilizing surgical instruments and ensuring other hospital equipment are in proper working order.
Administrative duties include answering phones, assist with scheduling appointments for veterinarians, filling prescriptions as requested, maintain drug cabinets and supplies, responding to immediate health issues, and assist with concerns from Animal Care Specialists.
Assist with conducting postmortem studies and analyses.
Follow all safety protocols and understand the veterinary technician’s role in emergency procedures.
Performs other miscellaneous duties as required
Link: https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/SIX1001SIX/JobBoard/9493c1b6-73f5-4071-82db-b888bd546a04/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=0ed3f827-4711-4450-b504-7a2e245f3ac8
Mammalogist
Oregon Coast Aquarium
GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTION
*level 1 position but will hire up to level 2 if qualifications are there

1. Participates in the daily cleaning, feeding, husbandry and training of the animals under their care in accordance with standards set by the Curator. Assures normal operation of animal habitat life support systems.

2. Participates in animal transports as needed.

3. Reports unusual conditions or illnesses in the animals and assists in their treatment.

4. Monitors habitat water quality and performs water quality analysis as necessary and appropriate.

5. Utilizes operant conditioning techniques to train animals for husbandry and educational programs.

6. Utilizes record keeping system for animal diets, behavior, training, enrichment, medical, etc.

7. Participates in delivering educational presentations to the public.

8. Works with other Aquarium functions as needed and appropriate, such as volunteer training, assisting with promotional events, and writing newsletter articles. Positively and accurately represents the Aquarium in presentations and tours given to media, staff, and visitors with a positive attitude.

9. Performs scuba diving or snorkeling as needed for exhibit maintenance or as required.

10. Assists in rehabilitation of marine mammals as needed.

11. Demonstrates a continued interest in advancements in the mammalogy field.

The above accountabilities represent work performed by this position and are not all-inclusive. The omission of a specific accountability will not preclude it from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical extension of the position
Link: None
Animal Ambassador intern
Denver downtown aquarium
The intern will gain hands-on experience in food preparation, husbandry, enrichment, guest engagement, animal welfare and behavioral observation, and training animals using operant conditioning. This internship will involve animal interpretation with guests and learning the training philosophies for free-contact animal ambassadors.

The Downtown Aquarium in Denver is home to a large variety of taxa! Where else can you get hands-on experience protected contact training a Sumatran tiger, while also hanging out with some three-banded armadillos during a meet and greet? Our program animals include; sloth, porcupine, serval, binturong, North American river otters, three-banded armadillos, and various small animals. It will also include learning training philosophies for the husbandry needs of our exhibit animals. Our exhibit animals include river otters, tigers, and a variety of bird species.

Interns are required to complete a semester long project, chosen with the assistance of staff. Interns work closely with trainers, alone in animal exhibits and alongside dangerous animals therefore, the applicant will need to show maturity and be able to follow directions.

Based upon performance, interns have the ability to advance through our multi-tiered program where they will be given more responsibility and the opportunity to continue growing beyond the basics of animal husbandry.

We anticipate this internship to be from late-May and ending mid-August. This is an unpaid internship and housing will not be provided. Must be able to successfully pass background check. Candidates must be able to attend Orientation.

Kelsey is at IMATA/ ABMA feel free to approach her and ask about the internship!
Link: None
Orangutan Keeper
Zoo Atlanta
How to apply: Please apply directly on the Zoo Atlanta Careers website at www.zooatlanta.org/careers
Link: https://zooatlanta.atsondemand.com/
Carnivore Keeper
Lincoln Park Zoo
Lions, snow leopards, Lynx, red pandas, harbor and grey seals and polar bears!
Link: None
Seasonal Apprentice Trainer - Dolphin Coast
Georgia Aquarium
Visit us at the Job fair for more information. We look forward to meeting you!
Link: None
Trainer - Dolphin Coast
Georgia Aquarium
Visit us at the job fair Thursday night for more information. We look forward to meeting you!
Link: None
Primate Collection Coordinator
Bucknell University
The primate collection coordinator is responsible for effectively managing the primate husbandry operations. They are an active participant in the routine care and will direct the collection planning and management of our diverse collection of three socially housed primate species. The job entails animal training, animal health and welfare, staff guidance and feedback, training and supervising undergraduate students, and supporting the use of animals for teaching and behavioral and cognitive research in the psychology and biology departments and animal behavior program.

Job Duties include:
● Engage in all the duties and responsibilities of the animal caretaker position as needed
● Monitor, oversee and coordinate the animal management and husbandry activities in the primate colonies
● Lead and manage the primate training program, including conducting animal training, developing and implementing training plans, training students and staff members in basic and specific training techniques, supervising staff and students in their training efforts, and tracking training progress in the animals
● Help develop, maintain and implement operating standards and policies for animal care and husbandry, including compliance with all the laws, regulations and guidelines related to the management of the animal facility

For more details about the position and to learn more about Bucknell's benefits (including college tuition benefits), see job ad.
Link: https://jobs.bucknell.edu/en-us/job/497322/primate-collection-coordinator
Carnivore Keeper
Nashville Zoo
Responsible for the husbandry and care of the animals in the section. Animals include Giant Anteater, clouded and Amur leopards, Andean bear, red panda, cougar, tiger, and other small carnivores.

To apply, please go to the zoo website.
Link: nashvillezoo.org
Zoologist
Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society
Two animal care positions open at Palm Beach Zoo. If interested, please find me and provide your resume or email to me within a couple days.
Link: None
Behavior Technician
Chimp Haven
Primary Function

Provide enrichment and positive reinforcement training to chimpanzees and improve chimpanzee well-being via formal behavioral observations and evaluation of enrichment provided.  Provide excellent animal care, superior guest experiences, and inspire others to support the mission of Chimp Haven.  Ensure and promote excellent standards of care for the chimpanzees. 

Duties and Responsibilities

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Prepare and distribute enrichment items for chimpanzees and/or to husbandry staff for distribution, according to approved schedule.

Plan enrichment and training schedules according to goals and with senior staff approval.

Carry out chimpanzee training objectives using positive reinforcement according to approved plans.

Conduct behavioral observations according to approved schedule.

Assist with behavioral studies and data entry,  summarization, and presentation to staff.  May assist in writing up studies and working toward publications in order to share information with others in the field.

Assist with chimpanzee socialization procedures including introductions.  May lead introductions.

Maintain and oversee enrichment records.

Participate in and may lead education programs.

May concentrate on enrichment, training or behavioral research responsibilities.

May assist husbandry, veterinary or other departmental staff as directed.

Lead or assist in training animal care staff on enrichment and operant conditioning procedures.

Work towards mentoring others in the positive reinforcement training program. 

Assist other animal care staff in maintaining food preparation areas.

Order supplies according to approved budget.

Work with volunteers and visiting scientists.
Link: https://chimphaven.org/about-us/careers/
Full Time Animal Keeper
Elmwood Park Zoo
Full-time Animal Keeper

Summary of Responsibilities:  
A highly motivated, skilled individual who will perform tasks associated with the husbandry and maintenance of native and exotic animals in an education and conservation-oriented zoological park.  A successful candidate has a collaborative, team-oriented approach to problem solving, exercises good judgment, efficiently manages time, foresees and applies safety precautions, possesses excellent written and oral communication skills, is able to work both independently and in a team environment and maintains confidentiality and Zoo safety protocols. All EPZ staff members are responsible for delivering exceptional guest service by creating positive interactions with guests and staff alike.

Keepers swing through various areas of the facility's collection.

Full Posting Here:
https://www.aza.org/jobs?job=35421

Apply Here:
https://www.elmwoodparkzoo.org/employment-animal-keeper/

Salary starting at $18 hourly
Senior Trainer
UC Santa Cruz, Long Marine Lab
JOB SUMMARY
Under the general supervision of the Program Manager and Head Trainer, the incumbent will perform animal care and husbandry tasks in support of several projects related to metabolism and physiology of Atlantic bottlenose dolphins, Hawaiian monk seals, sea otters, and other pinniped species. Research tasks will include (but are not limited to): metabolic data collection using an open-flow respirometry system, heat flow data collection measurements, heart rate data collection measurements, morphometric measurements, venipuncture procedures and subsequent analysis of blood chemistries. Incumbent will be expected to manage and ensure the completion of all aspects of animal care and behavioral conditioning, facility maintenance, and volunteer staff management, and general administrative duties. Incumbent will also be expected to use SCUBA for the weekly maintenance and inspection of the animal habitats.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Extensive experience (minimum of 7 years) with animal husbandry and behavioral conditioning techniques with exotic animal species (experience with marine mammal species highly recommended).
Prior experience managing and directing other staff members (including volunteer staff) with regard to animal care and training in a research and educational setting.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Ability to exercise flexibility, initiative, good judgement, and discretion.
Strong problem-solving abilities.
Thorough knowledge and experience in both operant and classical conditioning as they relate to behavioral conditioning with animals.
Knowledge of and ability to apply educational techniques.
Competence in all research behaviors as applied with the animals on the Marine Mammal Physiology Project.

Link: None
LTE Zoo Educator 1 - $23.81 hourly
Henry Vilas Zoo
Zoo Educators are the core of the Summer Zoo Camp learning experience. Zoo Educators 1 are responsible for implementing camper-led scientific and engineering investigations based around real-life scenarios at the zoo.
Link: None
Service Dog Instructor
Southeastern Guide Dogs
We are hiring for a training position within the Service Dog Department at Southeastern Guide Dogs in Palmetto, FL (Tampa Bay area). We are hiring for a full-time service dog instructor.

This is an excellent opportunity for those with previous animal training and public education experience who are looking to become established in the assistance dog field. Previous dog training experience and/ or professional certification is preferred, but other relevant animal training experience may be considered at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Southeastern Guide Dogs is accredited by Assistance Dogs International (ADI) and our training staff adheres to a positive reinforcement and Least Invasive, Minimally Aversive (LIMA) based approach to training and behavior modification.

The service dogs in our program are trained in tasks to assist military veterans in order to mitigate a variety of disabilities. We focus primarily on tasks that mitigate PTSD symptoms and tasks that provide mobility assistance.

This is a full-time position with benefits. We strive to foster great team culture within our department that emphasizes continued education opportunities and solid work/life balance.

If this sounds like an opportunity you may be interested in, please email your resume to Emily Dombrowski, Director of Training, at emily.dombrowski@guidedogs.org. Visit our website at www.GuideDogs.org to learn more about our organization and the programs we offer.


EMILY DOMBROWSKI CDBC, CPDT-KA
Director, Service Dog Program
Southeastern Guide Dogs
4210 77th Street East, Palmetto, FL 34221
Tel 941-479-6625
www.GuideDogs.org
Link: www.guidedogs.org
Senior Behavioral Husbandry Trainer
National Aquarium
Coordinates the implementation, and oversight of formalized behavioral husbandry programs for the Animal Care and Welfare (ACW) staff and animals. Responsible for the standardization of training and enrichment programs across all sections of ACW. Responsible for continual advancement of animal training and enrichment programs as the zoo and aquarium industry evolves. Trains and coaches ACW staff on behavioral husbandry principles and application. Works with direct supervisor, ACW area managers, and other National Aquarium departments to develop behavior-based programs and demonstrations that highlight natural behaviors while ensuring optimal animal welfare Responsible for the daily care of animals as assigned.
Link: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/NAT1020NAQUA/JobBoard/807a3c85-8038-7ec5-5c50-4abbbd08029e/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=2b146f9e-8a1e-4133-a8b8-95480d0028f8
Animal Care Associate, Mammals and Birds
New York Aquarium
The Animal Care Associate (ACA) works in the Aquatheater Show area and the Sea Cliffs Exhibit’s Marine Mammal and Penguin areas. This individual provides all elements of basic animal care including but not limited to food preparation, cleaning kitchen and animal areas, feeding the animals, and maintaining basic animal training behaviors with California Sea Lions, Harbor Seals, California Sea otters, and African Penguins.
Link: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25965&siteid=5168#jobDetails=777057_5168
Encounter Host
New York Aquarium
The Animal Encounter Host is the representative of the New York Aquarium/ The Wildlife Conservation Society who interacts directly with the participants of the programs. This individual is responsible for the safety of the animals, the safety of the participants, and for all entertainment and educational aspects of the program.

Responsibilities
The Host prepares the program elements each day, responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Checking in paid participants
• Ensuring all elements in the program are in place and ready to be used in the programs
• Interacting with the Trainer that will be working with the animal that will perform in the program
• Take photograph of encounter sessions
• Adhering to all WCS/NYA/Animal Department policies.
Link: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25965&siteid=5168#jobDetails=777058_5168
Ambassador Animal Staff
Oregon Zoo
Ambassador Animal Staff, Oregon Zoo/Metro
The Oregon Zoo is hiring for a full-time Ambassador Animal Staff position.  This position will be a member of the ambassador animal care team and will have the opportunity to work with the Wildlife Show, Animal Encounter programs, special event displays, and other zoo-related programming.  The ideal candidate will have experience in creating and performing animal presentations to the public, as well as experience in exceeding animal welfare standards. If this sounds like you or you would like to learn more about this opportunity please click the following link by March 28, 2023 to apply.
Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oregonmetro/jobs/3957825/ambassador-animal-staff?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Mammalogist I or II
Alaska SeaLife Center
Join a team doing dynamic and advanced training with unique species! This position participates in husbandry, training, and research with Steller sea lions, harbor seals, spotted seals, and ringed seals, as well as guest engagement. This position will also assist in rehabilitation cases as needed.

The Alaska SeaLife Center is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums

This is a full-time benefited position.

Minimum 1 year training and husbandry experience with marine mammals required.            

PAY RATE (based on experience): (Mammalogist 1) $17.75 - $19.50     (Mammalogist 2) $20.75 - $22.75
Link: http://www.alaskasealife.org
Seasonal Animal Care Specialist - Marine Mammals
Alaska SeaLife Center
This position is responsible for the handling, training, and care of the marine mammal collection at the Alaska SeaLife Center. This position supports all daily operations and advances in operant conditioning while supporting area research objectives.

This position is seasonal, 40 hours per week, from May 1 to August 30, 2023.

Qualified applicants should have 6 months of marine mammal husbandry and care experience including knowledge of operant conditioning. Applicants 6 possess the ability to swim, see and hear; move about; stoop, kneel and crouch; climb ladders, use arms and hands; handle objects, tools and controls; and sit. Ability to lift and move 50 pounds. Ability to work with and around large, wild animals.
Link: https://www.alaskasealife.org/
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