Zoo Keeper II
Audubon Zoo - New Orleans, LA

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Organization: Audubon Zoo
(AZA Member)

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Job or Internship: Job
Audubon Zoo is looking for a keeper to work in the African Savannah region of the zoo. This position encompasses semi-skilled work in the routine daily care of assigned animals and exhibits. This person will perform the routine care of animals in the African Savannah region which includes large Hoofstock, canids, and white rhinos. Responsibilities include daily husbandry, identifying maintenance problems and correcting if able, observing animals' general health, assisting in veterinary procedures, interacting positively with guests, and candidate must be able to work as a member of a team. Qualified candidates should be able to lift 80 pounds, work in inclement weather, have a current TB test and Rabies series, a general knowledge of zoonotic diseases and be able to work holidays and weekends as required. Good oral and written communication skills as well as a valid Driver's License are also required. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to: Bill Smith, Assistant Curator of Hoofstock, 6500 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70118 OR email resume and cover letter to bsmith@auduboninstitute.org

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