High School Diploma or equivalent. Bachelor of Science in one of the Biological Sciences preferred.
A minimum of eighteen (18) months experience working with birds in a professional capacity.
Must be able to stand and walk in extreme weather conditions for prolong periods of time.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include weekday, weekends, evenings, and holidays.
Aviculturist I Requirements:
A minimum of eighteen (18) months experience as an Aviculturist level II with excellent performance or prior experience in Zoological facility working with birds in a professional capacity.
Food Preparation, feeding.
Cleaning and maintaining habitats/food prep areas.
Behavioral observation and reporting.
Guest education and interaction.
Animal handling/chick rearing and incubation procedures
Animal conditioning and training
Consistently practices safe work habits to include the use of personal protective equipment, lifting, and reporting of unsafe situations.
Position Closing Date: Tuesday, February 5th