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Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of 47th Annual AAZK National Conference

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Zookeeper - Limited
Roger Williams Park Zoo
You MUST apply via the city at the link below, ignore the email listed here, it’s a mandatory field! 😉

Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence, RI
Certified Veterinary Technician
Elmwood Park Zoo
Looking for a full-time CVT to join our small but mighty team! Check out the full job listing on AZA, AZVT or our website. Head to our website to apply. Find me for any questions you may have!
Zookeeper Potter Park Zoo
Potter Park Zoo
Under the supervision of the Zoo Director and Animal Care Supervisor provides a wide range of skilled work involving the care of animals. Maintains detailed, hand-written and electronic records. Cares for a variety of animals. Uses a variety of techniques to capture and move animals when required. Provides direction to visitors at the facility and educates the public at formal talks. Cleans animal holding areas and operates a wide range of animal care equipment. Must always strive to maintain best practices as established by AZA and exceed USDA guidelines.
Jungle Keeper - Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
As a full-time jungle keeper, you will be responsible for the care and well-being of a large multi-species collection within a 2 acre indoor rainforest exhibit. Animal collection includes mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish, with a strong emphasis on New World and Old World Primates. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, daily husbandry and care associated with feeding and cleaning animal enclosures. Candidate must excel in a fast-paced and highly changing environment. Candidates must work holidays, weekends, and inclement weather and in varying temperatures and climates. Candidates need to be highly motivated and a team player with excellent interpersonal conflict resolution skills.


You can come find me at the conference or email me with more questions about the department (I'm a senior keeper here), or apply on the Omaha Zoo website!
Bird Keeper
Audubon Nature Institute
This position provides animal and exhibit care and maintenance so that healthy, well-adjusted animals, and attractive, instructive exhibits are presented to guests of the Audubon Zoo in a manner that supports the Zoo’s mission of connecting people, animals, and the natural world to save wildlife. The incumbent ensures appropriate welfare of the animals including but not limited to: daily husbandry, operant conditioning, participation in enrichment program, safe capture and restraint, and dietary management. Applicant must work well in a team environment as well as individually. Experience with avian species, incubation, hand rearing, and operant conditioning preferred.
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Commissary Supervisor
Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo
The Commissary Supervisor oversees the operation, staffing, and maintenance of the zoo’s commissary. This position orders, coordinates, and budgets all animal food and related supplies, oversees and participates in preparation of animal diets, maintains all kitchen and food storage areas, and supervises department staff.

Three years of experience working in a food preparation setting is required. Bachelor’s degree in animal science, biology, nutrition, food management, or related field and supervisory experience are preferred. This is a full-time position requiring availability for a 40-hour work week year-round. Application Deadline: October 28, 2022
Conservation Educator
Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo
The Conservation Educator assists the zoo’s education department by enthusiastically delivering hands-on educational programming to audiences of all ages during the school year and zoo season. This position also provides direct supervision of employees and coordination of daily operations for a zoo season education program and ensures all education objectives are met, and also assists the Education Managers in special programing.

Two to three years of experience teaching or program planning in an informal learning setting is required. A Bachelor’s degree in education, biology, life science, or related field; Certified Interpreter Guide (CIG); and previous experience in a zoo and/or aquarium setting are preferred. This is a full-time position requiring availability for a 40-hour work week year-round. Application Deadline: October 28, 2022
Hospital Keeper- Aquatic Quarantine
Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo
The Hospital Keeper provides support to the Head Veterinarian and other veterinary staff by assisting with animal care, quarantine, water quality testing, and hospital maintenance responsibilities. This position will have a heavy focus on aquatic animals and the maintenance of aquarium systems and will also provide relief for the Environmental Quality Technician, performing basic water quality testing two days each week.

A Bachelor’s Degree in an animal-related field and two years of experience working in a zoological setting are preferred. A background in aquarium husbandry is also an asset. This is a full-time position requiring availability for a 40-hour work week year-round. Application Deadline: October 28, 2022
Wildlife Education Program Coordinator
Shaver's Creek Environmental Center (Penn State University)
Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center connects people to people and people to nature. The Wildlife Education Program supports this mission by connecting people to over 40 animal ambassadors that call Shaver’s Creek home, including residents of the Klingsberg Aviary and Litzinger Herpetarium. This position supports the daily operations and educational programming of the Wildlife Education Program at Shaver's Creek Environmental Center. The ideal candidate will demonstrate proficiency and comprehensive knowledge of animal care and training principles, practices, procedures, and protocols, as well as wildlife ecology, conservation, and natural history. They will develop and deliver seasonal educational programs for the Wildlife Education Program and represent the Wildlife Education Program both internally and externally.
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