Under general supervision, participates in all aspects of animal care and maintenance of a particular assigned zoo location.  Oversees daily operation of a keeper staff and in absence of Zoological Manager, provides direct supervision of a keeper staff.  Responsible for meeting quality and quantity standards for assigned area. Animal species include black rhinoceros, African painted dogs, reticulated giraffes, plains zebra, red river hogs, klipspringer, aardvark, meerkats, pygmy hippos, primates, birds, reptiles and invertebrates.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provides daily care to animals and their enclosures.  Including, but not limited to cleaning, feeding, watering, grooming (i.e., domestic animals), observing, animal training and enrichment, record keeping and mainta

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