Keeper I - Instructor/Equine
Phoenix Zoo - Phoenix, AZ

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Organization: Phoenix Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Phoenix, AZ, United States
Job or Internship: Job
The Phoenix Zoo is currently seeking a part-time Equine Instructor to assist with equine horsemanship, care-giving, and beginning riding classes under the provided curriculum. This person will also monitor the public ensuring the safety of visitors and animals and demonstrate familiarity with key message and communication goals for assigned areas. Equine Instructors are responsible for routine animal husbandry, monitoring diets and consumption, observing and reporting animal behavior, and performing behavioral enrichment and animal training.

Minimum requirements for this position include experience in teaching/lessons, knowledge of Western Riding and Horsemanship, CHA Level 1 certification preferred, HS Diploma or equivalent with a preference for a BS degree in Life Science or equivalent, ability to work outdoors in all types of weather, and ability to work a flexible schedule. All Phoenix Zoo employees are required to pass pre-employment background checks including a drug test, this position will also require annual TB testing.

To view a more complete description and list of requirements and to apply for this position, please visit the Phoenix Zoo job page at:

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The Phoenix Zoo is an EEOE/ADA employer.