The NC Zoo is seeking an enthusiastic team member to be part of its Rocky Coast Birds and Mammals work unit. Animals cared for include polar bears, pinnipeds (harbor seals), arctic foxes, North American porcupine, and the seabird colony. Responsibilities include the daily assessment and care of these species both on-habitat and off-habitat animal areas.

 Daily duties also include:

  • Systematic observation of animal health and behavior both on and off exhibit. Participation in a behavior focused program that utilizes trust-based relationships, animal choice and control, and positive reinforcement operant conditioning to work cooperatively with the assigned animals to provide optimal care.
  • Heavy lifting of hay, grain, manure, etc; cleaning and scrubbing is a

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