General Summary: The Animal Keeper Specialist 1 ('Trainee') will provide care and maintenance of the animals and their associated exhibits and holding areas. Achieving and maintaining this position will be contingent upon the elephant Animal Keeper Specialist 1 maintaining a satisfactory safety rating and performing successfully on written and practical skill assessments based on key duties and responsibilities on a semi-annual basis as outlined in the Elephant Staff Training and Skill Level Program document. This position and all requirements are specific to the staff engaged in the regular and direct care of elephants in the elephant area as is required under the AZA 'Maximizing Occupational Safety of Elephant Care Professionals at AZA-Accredited and AZA Certified Facilities' policy.
Communication (Internal and External):
Management of Resources (financial, human resources, facilities):
The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified. Therefore, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change.
This position is currently accepting applications.