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Animal Care Specialist: Aquatics

Posted: June 1, 2024 Expired: November 27, 2023
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo
Fort Wayne
FULL TIME

Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

Animal Care Specialist: Aquatics

Applications are being accepted for a full-time Animal Care Specialist in the Aquatics section. This position is responsible for the daily husbandry of the Central Zoo's aquatic species including African black-footed penguins, North American river otters, American alligators, California sea lions, and harbor seals and may also assist with other species located in the Aquatics section including stingrays, black-tip reef and zebra sharks, moon jellyfish, lion fish, corals, and various Indo-Pacific reef fish species.

Responsibilities: The Animal Care Specialist performs work necessary to provide basic daily animal care for zoo animals, ensures appropriate animal wellbeing, and performs husbandry practices such as operant conditioning, enrichment strategy, and assisting with husbandry and enclosure furnishing design. See www.kidszoo.org for a full job description.

Requirements: A Bachelor’s Degree in an animal-related field and one year of experience in a zoological setting are preferred. High school diploma or GED is required. Operant conditioning experience is preferred.

Benefits: This is a full-time position requiring availability for a 40-hour work week year-round. Full-time benefits include Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability Insurance, 403b Plan, 403b Matching, Employee Assistance Program, Paid Days Off, Paid Holidays, Paid Health & Wellness Days, and Paid Parental Leave as well as optional Dental, Vision, Life, and Pet Insurance Programs. All team members receive Employee Perks such as a free Staff Membership, concessions and retail discounts, development opportunities, and appreciation programs.

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Application Deadline: June 14, 2024

Fort Wayne Children's Zoo
3411 Sherman Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46808
Phone: 260-427-6800
Fax: 260-427-6820

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