Employment Opportunities

Zookeeper

Full-time position. Hourly pay dependent on experience ($9.50/hour minimum). Major medical health care plan available after 90 days of employment.

Bachelor’s of science in biology, zoology, or animal-related sciences.

Self-motivated. Cam operate efficiently and safely under little to no supervision.

Previous experience working with exotic animals in protected or no contact environments. Experience in training and operative conditioning a plus.

Creative/problem-solving skills and a positive attitude.

Good physical ability. Can work in all weather conditions and lift up to 50 pounds.

Available to work weekends and holidays.

Basic Responsibilities;

  • Follow correct safety procedures for working with all species and animals.
  • All aspects of basic animal husbandry, including cleaning/sanitizing animal enclosures, record keeping, and operative conditioning/training.
  • Positive interaction with the public.
  • Creating enrichment experiences for the animals.
  • Food safety and preparation.
  • Administering medication or treatment under veterinary instruction and supervision.
  • Maintaining a clean work area and equipment.
  • Time management in a high-paced environment.
  • Monitoring of behavior for each animal’s mental and physical health.
  • Reporting repairs issues to maintenance and management in a timely fashion.
  • Safely operating vehicles and small power tools.

Please send resume and cover letter to pmsafari@mindspring.com or 1300 Oak Grove RD, Pine Mountain, GA 31822. Please indicate in your cover letter that you are applying to the Missouri park.