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6 Month Seasonal Education Keeper

Cape May County Zoo
Cape May Court House
INTERNSHIP
High School 6 Month

Work experience in the same field for at least 6 months is an integral requirement for this job. You can negotiate your salary with the employer based on the company's approach to employee career progression and advancement. Cape May County Zoo offers internship jobs for individuals with excellent communication skills. One of the necessary qualifications for this job is the successful completion of High School. The position currently available is based in Cape May Court House, but the company is willing to consider applications from outside the area if the candidates meet the necessary qualifications. April 30, 2024 marked the beginning of the job opportunity for the 6 Month Seasonal Education Keeper position, which will be removed on May 28, 2024. The work location for this job is Cape May Court House , NJ , Cape May Court House , NJ.

Cape May County Zoo

6 Month Seasonal Education Keeper

Anticipated start date: July 2024

With the expansion of the Cape May County Zoo Education Department, we are seeking an additional individual who is motivated, has great people skills, a passion for educating, and an up-beat personality to fill a Seasonal Education Keeper position. This employee, under the supervision of the Education Director will work alongside the education staff to present educational programs, conduct animal encounters with the public, guide tour groups through the zoo, assist with camps and outreach programs, assist in animal husbandry, and create and implement animal enrichment.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Zoology, Wildlife Biology, Conservation Education, Zoo Science, Education, or related field.
  • Animal care experience, preferably at an AZA facility.
  • Excellent public speaking, communication skills, creative thinking, and originality.
  • Excellent decision-making skills.
  • Ability to handle and present ambassador animals in a safe, dignified manner.
  • Ability to work 40 hours per week, including weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions and can lift at least 50 pounds.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Childcare experience.

All applicants must be at least 18 years old and pass a drug and background check prior to employment.

Additional Comments:

This position is for 40 hours a week and is SEASONAL; it will be 6-months of employment from your start date.  Preference is given to applicants with a Cape May County address.

The candidate we are looking for must possess the qualifications listed above as well as the ability to work independently and with a team, a passion for education, and mindset to achieve larger goals for the Education Department.  This department is FUN and FAST paced!  We consist of 4 full time staff members, and our team of approximately 30 ambassador animals ranging from toads to wallabies.  We are an upbeat, supportive, charismatic team, and are looking for an applicant that will help us grow.

Due to the nature of this position, you must have a flexible schedule.

How to Apply

How to Apply:

Please send or email a copy of the CMC Zoo Job Application, and resume to:

kendra.verity@co.cape-may.nj.us

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Please write Seasonal Education Keeper in the subject line.

Or mail to:

CMC Park & Zoo - EDUCATION

4 Moore Road DN 801

Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

                                                                                                 Application Deadline: May 16, 2024

Cape May County Zoo
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
Phone: 6094656832

Useful link(s) for this job

  • E-mail to kendra.verity@co.cape-may.nj.us
  • http://cmczoo.com
  • click apply button below

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