The Fort Worth Zoo is currently accepting applications/resumes for a lead keeper in the mammal department. This position requires four years of increasingly responsible zoo-keeping experience. The successful candidate should have a strong background in mammal husbandry, exhibit operation, and public presentations. Experience working with large mammals and carnivores is desirable.
One year of supervisory responsibility is preferred. This position will assist in the day-to-day operation of the department's various exhibits. Specific duties include direct animal care, supervising duty assignments, completing records/paperwork, conducting meetings with subordinate staff and resolving intradepartmental conflict. Excellent written and verbal communication, team building, and people management skills are required. Starting rate $14/hour. This full-time, benefited position is open until filled. Interested applicants may submit resume/application to:
Fort Worth Zoo
1989 Colonial Parkway
Fort Worth, TX 76110