Keeper Intern

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

To assist staff with daily husbandry duties such as general feeding and cleaning

To assist with staff with medical handling/restraint

Enclosure maintenance and enhancements

Monitor animals health, behavior

Zoo beautification projects

Socialization of specific animals

Learn general operant conditioning techniques

Food prep and nutrition

Behavioral enrichment with staff

Database entry for inventory and medical records

Assisting with on site and offsite education programming and special events

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Schooling preferable but not required

Must be available a minimum of 3 days/week 8 hour days

Must have negative tb test

Must be in good health and able to lift 50 lbs

Must have own housing and transportation

 

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply for a position as a Keeper Intern, please email a resume and cover letter to wildwonders@att.net.

Thank you for your interest!

Best experience ever!!!

— ak