The NC Zoo is seeking an enthusiastic team member to be part of its Watani Grasslands section working with African elephants. Responsibilities include the daily assessment and care of elephants both on-habitat and off-habitat animal areas.

Daily duties also include:

  • Heavy lifting of hay, grain, manure, substrates, etc; heavy duty cleaning and scrubbing is a routine occurrence.
  • Systematic observation of animal health and behavior. Participation in a behavior focused program that utilizes trust based relationships, animal choice and control, and positive reinforcement operant conditioning to work cooperatively

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