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Bird Keeper

Toledo Zoo
High School

If you're interested in a internship job, Toledo Zoo has some great opportunities available. To be considered for this job, it is required that you have completed High School as a minimum requirement. The employer is advertising a job opportunity in Toledo, but is open to remote work for the right candidate. The job vacancy of Bird Keeper was posted on March 31, 2024, and it will come to an end on April 28, 2024. You have the chance to negotiate your salary with the employer since they do not expose it. The job site for this position is at Toledo , OH , Toledo , OH.

Toledo Zoo

Bird Keeper

The Toledo Zoo is seeking a Bird Zookeeper. This position is responsible for performing a variety of duties related to animal husbandry and the maintenance of exhibits under the supervision of the Bird Department, including the Nancy L. and Martin Davidson Barnyard.  

Bird Zookeeper responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining high standards of animal care through preparation and distribution of appropriate diets, animal observation, record keeping, area maintenance and cleaning of animal areas/ some public areas
  • Participating in guest engagement activities including talks and tours
  • Actively supporting and implementing department policies, procedures and protocols to ensure the highest standards of care of the collection and the safety of staff and visitors
  • Participating in collaborative efforts pertaining to the care of the collection including training, enrichment, research and education
  • Willingness to be trained in all departmental areas that include a wide variety of avian species, exotic small mammals, and domestic livestock
  • Overseeing activities of interns and volunteers
  • Maintaining a positive attitude, while communicating and collaborating with team members

This position is non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act and requires forty hours per scheduled work week. Degree in Biology/Zoology or related field preferred, or an equivalent combination of education/experience that provides the required knowledge and skills.  Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the Zoo fleet insurance carrier. The Toledo Zoo is a drug and alcohol free workplace and offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

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Toledo Zoo
2 Hippo Way
Toledo, OH 43609
Phone: 419-385-5721

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