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3 Day a Week Zookeeper

Hours:  Three 8 hour days in a seven day period. May include weekends and holidays.

Duties:  Under the supervision of zoo personnel:

  1. Assist with routine food preparation, feeding, animal husbandry and maintenance of animal exhibits; assist in compliance with AZA rules and regulations.
  2. Assist with daily operational needs of equipment, buildings, exhibits and grounds.
  3. Assist in monitoring and implementing animal health programs; work with zoo veterinarians and other medical personnel to ensure the proper care and health of the animal collection.
  4. Assist with public speaking engagements.
  5. Perform landscaping and grounds duties as directed.
  6. Other duties that pertain to the daily operation of a zoological park.

Desirable Minimum Qualifications:  Applicants should have a high school diploma or GED certificate; some animal care experience or be able to demonstrate an ability to work with animals; the ability to lift 75lbs; and must have a valid driver’s license.

Send resume or call:

Jim Lloyd, General Curator

Bramble Park Zoo

PO Box 910

Watertown, SD 57201-0910

605-882-6269

605-882-5232 – FAX

jlloyd@watertownsd.us

 

Part-Time Zookeeper

Hours:  September – May; weekends and holidays; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm – possibly working into summer months

Duties:  Under the supervision of zoo personnel:

  1. Assist with routine food preparation, feeding, animal husbandry and maintenance of animal exhibits; assist in compliance with AZA rules and regulations.
  2. Assist with daily operational needs of equipment, buildings, exhibits and grounds.
  3. Assist in monitoring and implementing animal health programs; work with zoo veterinarians and other medical personnel to ensure the proper care and health of the animal collection.
  4. Assist with public speaking engagements.
  5. Perform landscaping and grounds duties as directed.
  6. Other duties that pertain to the daily operation of a zoological park.

Desirable Minimum Qualifications:  Applicants should have a high school diploma or GED certificate; some animal care experience or be able to demonstrate an ability to work with animals; the ability to lift 75lbs; and must have a valid driver’s license.

Send resume or call:

Jim Lloyd, General Curator

Bramble Park Zoo

PO Box 910

Watertown, SD 57201-0910

605-882-6269

605-882-5232 – FAX

jlloyd@watertownsd.us