A highly advanced level animal keeper position: this position encompasses highly skilled professional and technical work in the daily care of assigned animals and habitats, combined with a history of high-performance experience.  A Senior Keeper is held to the highest expectations of a Keeper level and is a role model and mentor to other staff in behavior and experience. Performs routine husbandry duties and assigned senior level duties; works under minimal supervision in a wide range of functions; trains animal keepers on tasks, routines and skills; trains interns and volunteer staff; initiates and participates in the development of SOP’s, training manuals, studbooks, SSP’s, research, etc. Senior Keepers are critical thinkers and perform professionally when dealing with difficult sit

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