Animal Keeper Head Job Description Sample
Animal Keeper - Australasia (Full Time)
TITLE: Animal Keeper
RESPONSIBLE TO: Animal Assistant Manager/Animal Team Lead
This position will work with the Australasia team, which is responsible for the daily husbandry of Bornean orangutans, Sumatran tigers, Francois langurs, red pandas, lion-tailed macaques, red crowned crane, rhinoceros hornbill, red kangaroos, Matschie's tree kangaroos, two species of wallabies, dingoes, emu, Wyoming toads, parrots and 15 other species of Asian and Australian birds in a free-flight aviary.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
Prepares diets for the animal collection; cleans animal exhibits, service and holding areas.
Responsible for the daily observation of animal health and welfare.
Reports births, deaths, injuries and/or irregular behavior of animals to appropriate manager.
Maintains daily reports and other records.
Assists in training animals for basic husbandry and enrichment behaviors.
Assists with the movement, capture and restraint of animals.
Assists with animal health procedures.
Answers visitor's questions about the Zoo and the animals as necessary.
Does public speaking for animal chats, animal shows and media when assigned.
Reports maintenance issues and potential safety hazards to appropriate manager.
Performs minor repairs and improvements of exhibits under supervision.
Assists in training new keepers, interns and volunteers.
Carries out duties and job assignments as delegated by appropriate Animal Assistant Manager or Animal Curator.
Active. Heavy lifting – lifts and carries items weighing up to 75 pounds. Sufficient mobility, vision and hearing are needed to ensure a safe work environment. Must be able to be on feet for four hours at a time.
Occasionally in a climate controlled building environment. Mainly outside working in extremes of heat, up to 100° + in summer and temperatures below freezing in winter.
Internal: Daily with other zoo employees.
External: Daily with visitors, volunteers and guests.
Knowledge of animal behavior.
Knowledge of procedures used for the proper care and handling of exotic and domestic animals.
Eventual knowledge of zoo safety rules and regulations.
Ability to tolerate stress working with exotic animals.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions including procedures for care and maintenance of animals, exhibit, service and holding spaces.
Ability to endure high risk situations when feeding, transferring or restraining animals.
Ability to exhibit patience when caring for animals.
Ability to exercise judgment concerning assigned work activities.
Skill in tact and diplomacy when interacting with co-workers, visitors and volunteers.
Skill in observation in order to recognize and evaluate conditions of animal health, diets and behavior.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's Degree in a Biological Science or a closely related field. High school Diploma or General Educational Development (GED) Certificate accepted with at least one year of experience in a similar position.
Must have valid driver's license.
Proof of current negative TB Test.
Willingness to work a rotating shift and rotate work tasks.
Ability to work weekends, evenings and holidays, during all climatic conditions.
All duties, skills and abilities considered essential unless otherwise noted.
This job description does not imply a contract to work.
Small Animal Clinical Sciences Department Head
The Department of Small Animal Clinical Science in the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech seeks a creative and visionary leader for the position of Department Head. The Department of Small Animal Clinical Science has three major missions common to land-grant institutions: deliver excellent professional and graduate veterinary medical education including intern and residency training, provide veterinary service to local clients and the referral veterinary community through exceptional patient care, and advance medical knowledge through research and scholarship.
The Department Head will provide leadership and management of all departmental academic, research and service activities. This entails mentorship of faculty and staff, administrative responsibility for planning, fiscal management, human resource development and communication.
The Department Head is also expected to advance the research, teaching and clinical service missions of the department, nurture interdisciplinary collaboration and work toward the strategic goals of the department, college, and university. The Department Head is expected to foster scholarship and to integrate the clinical and research missions. In addition to departmental leadership responsibilities, the Head is expected to contribute personally to at least one of the core mission areas (teaching, service, research/scholarship) of the Department. The Department Head will be part of the College’s leadership team and serve on the College’s Executive Board.
The department has 33 full-time and 4 part-time faculty members. There are seven additional faculty FTE within the department.
The College has implemented a new curriculum through all 4 years. The College has a vibrant veterinary teaching hospital with both primary care and a full range of specialty services. The faculty pride themselves in the quality of clinical service they provide and the compassionate care for their patients and clients.
In addition to the Blacksburg Campus, a 16,000 sq foot Comparative Oncology Clinic is under construction in Roanoke beside the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine as part of the Fralin Biomedical Research Center. The facility will have a state-of-the-art Linear Accelerator (Varian Edge) and access to advanced imaging facilities include ultra-high field strength MRI, PET and CT imaging. The facility will also offer general surgery referral services and have the space for other specialty services to rotate as needed/desired.
In addition, the Department has a faculty member assigned to Humane Rescue Alliance in Washington to oversee a core student clerkship providing surgical experience in there spay/neuter operation and experience in a high-volume shelter medicine from a premiere animal care facility. The College is planning hospital renovations and expansion that will provide capacity for the next 20-25 years.
Established in 1978, the VMCVM is unique among veterinary colleges in the U.S. The college is located at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg but also serves at the in-state veterinary college for the State of Maryland through its association with the University of Maryland at College Park, Maryland.
The college is composed of five academic departments: Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Biomedical Science and Pathobiology, and Population Health Sciences at Virginia Tech plus the Department of Veterinary Medicine at University of Maryland at College Park. Student enrollment at the College includes 480 students in the DVM program, 50 graduate students in biomedical and veterinary science, 60 students in the Master’s of Public Health Program, plus 30 interns and residents.
The College will begin an undergraduate program in public health in the fall. Our hospitals and large animal field services treat a combined 79,000 animals annually.
Virginia Tech’s main campus is located in the New River Valley, nestled in the heart of the beautiful Appalachian Mountains. Blacksburg offers the charm of a small town combined with the modern conveniences of a metropolitan area, and is a short driving distance from abundant public land such as the Jefferson National Forests and Appalachian Trail.
Grounds Keeper / Full Time
SUMMARY OF DUTIES
Responsible for the care and maintenance of lawns, trees, and shrubs, on company property.
Operates vehicles and powered equipment, such as mowers, tractors, twin-axle vehicles, snow blowers, chain saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, and pruning saws.
Mow or edge lawns, using power mowers or edgers.
Shovels snow from walks, driveways, or parking lots and spreads salt in those areas.
Care for lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, grubbing, sodding, or trimming or edging around flower beds, walks or walls.
Uses hand tools, such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge or brush trimmers, or axes.
May prune or trim trees, shrubs, or hedges using shears, pruners, or chain saws.
May spray weed killer on grass, etc.
Moniters and cleans garbage compactors, guard shacks, parking areas, and other campus areas.
Assists with sprinkler maintenance & repairs.
Gathers and removes litter.
Performs other duties and tasks, as needed.
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS
Lifting. Not to exceed 50 lbs. -- local practice may apply.
Standing -- spends the majority of the shift working on feet
Field of vision/peripheral
Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; bend, reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk and/or hear.
SUMMARY OF MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Ability to follow simple written and oral instructions, and to read and follow directions.
Ability to climb stairs and ladders.
Ability to follow through on assigned tasks.
Ability to follow instructions.
Excellent customer service, organizational and interpersonal skills.
Three months of landscaping experience.
Education equivalent to a High School diploma.
Infectious Control Risk Category I:
The risk category explains whether or not employees are likely to come into contact with blood or body fluids while performing their jobs. Risk category I states employment and procedures that will require exposure.
Zookeeper I / II - PT Night Keeper
OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Under general supervision performs a variety of duties involved in the cleaning, maintenance and security of facilities and grounds; and to maintain records applicable to the duties of the position.
This position exercises no supervision.
Examples of Duties
Cleans and maintains zoo facilities and grounds daily to include window washing; vacuuming and mopping floors, emptying trash receptacles, cleaning sidewalks, picking up trash and/or sticks and branches, transporting recyclables to recycle bins and cleaning restrooms.
Provides security for the animals as well as for zoo facilities and grounds by checking door locks, making routine rounds throughout the zoo and responding to building alarms.
Maintains inventory of cleaning supplies, tools and equipment and advises supervisor as to the needs of public areas and visitor amenities.
Monitors facilities for safety issues and possible hazards and reports to supervisor any items of concern. Assists in making maintenance, safety or hazard repairs to zoo facilities.
Completes required paperwork including daily reports, maintenance work orders and supply requests.
Prepare diets and foods for a variety of classes of zoological specimens including mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians according to established policies and procedures in accordance with industry guidelines.
Periodically performs scheduled checks on animals and report findings to animal care staff.
OTHER JOB RELATED DUTIES
Perform other job related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Safe driving principles and practices.
Operation of hand tools and minor equipment.
Operate a food grinder, lawn mower, line trimmer, leaf blower, leaf vacuum, power tools, and cleaning equipment.
Operate a motor vehicle safely.
Learn the hazards and inherent dangers involved in working in a zoological setting.
Learn to respond to a crisis management event or public related emergency.
Learn to open, enter, exit, and secure public areas and service areas.
Follow and carry out specific oral and written instructions.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with assigned staff in accordance with the City of Abilene Vision Statement.
Work independently and efficiently.
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, both internally and externally.
Follow and embrace the City of Abilene Core Values – Respect, Integrity, Service Above Self, and Excellence in All We Do.
Experience and Training Guidelines:
Any combination equivalent to experience and training to provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be qualifying. Knowledge, skills, and abilities may be obtained through:
A high school diploma or GED is required.
License or Certificate:
A valid Texas driver's license or the ability to obtain one within ten (10) days of employment with the City of Abilene is required
This is an entry level position. Previous experience in minor repairs and custodial procedures is desired.
At least two years of related work experience including experience in minor repairs and custodial procedures is required.
Zookeeper I and II
Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment:
Ability to sit, stand, walk, run, kneel, crouch, stoop, squat, twist, climb, and hear.
Must be able to work nights, weekends and holidays.
With or without accommodation, ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
Exposure to outdoors and extreme temperatures.
Ability to travel to different sites.
City of Abilene Core Values
Demonstrating through our actions that we hold ourselves and our citizens in high enough regard to do what we say we will do, in the timeframe we commit to.
Recognizing that everyone has dignity and deserves helpful, courteous, and prompt attention.
Consistently doing what is necessary, expected, and required, and when able to do so, exceeding expectations.
Possessing an unwavering commitment to doing the right things right.
Consistently adhering to high professional and ethical standards.
Keeping commitments to our citizens, co-workers, and others.
Service Above Self
Being open and approachable to council members, citizens, and our fellow employees at all times.
Treating our customers like we would like to be treated.
Fostering a servant's heart in ourselves and each other by conscientiously doing what is best for the community in all cases.
Passionately committed to serving others.
Helping to make our citizens' lives better.
Finding ways to say yes.
Excellence in All We Do
Delivering on promises made, taking personal responsibility for achieving community-minded goals.
Leading by example, recognizing the importance of working together to meet everyone's needs, treating everyone with courtesy, dignity, and respect.
Sharing resources and information freely.
Communicating regularly and honestly with council members, citizens, and employees.
Having a can-do attitude.
Field Specialist - Store Keeper
Store Keeper (TSR) Located at MCB Quantico, VA. The Technician shall:
Perform all functions including but not limited to; receiving, shipping, storing, and issuing material in accordance with established procedures. Utilize material handling equipment to move, store, gather and transport materials to assigned areas. Perform heavy manual tasks to include lifting moderately heavy and/or bulky material associated with warehouse operations and unloading / loading truck shipments.
Stock, store, gather, kit, and deliver material as required by Customer. Assist in establishing inventory controls of delivered material, positioning material at the Customer's facility and develop inventory control systems. Process data base event inputs utilizing Company's material management database to maintain location and accuracy of Customer's inventory.
Review demands on supply system for accuracy and completeness. Assist in transfer of parts between Sikorsky Supply and the Customer's facility utilizing various computer systems and methods. Willing to travel on a minimal basis.
Must adhere to all company and customer EH&S policies and regulations. Candidate must be able to maintain a Top Secret SSBI (Single Scope Background Investigation) security clearance.
3-5 years experience or equivalent.
Willing to Work Second Shift as needed, will need to be available "on-call weekend" duty support as required
Trainer House Keeper NO Cost Healthcare
House Cleaner / Housekeeper Responsibilites:
Meet up with your partner at our office
Complete our Certified Professional House Cleaner training program
Load your supplies in a car from our Nissan Versa fleet
Clean a few houses
Return to the office to unload and refill supplies
You can ditch your gym membership! The work is physical.
House Cleaner / Housekeeper
Pass our background checks.
Enjoy being part of a team.
Care about the details and doing things "the right way" for every customer.
Be a reliable person that can be counted upon by the rest of the team.
Have a great attitude and work ethic!
Have a driver’s license.
Have previous job stability (at least one 1 year job...if you have a string of short-term jobs, that is a strong indicator of someone lacking the right attitude).
No experience necessary! Our two week training program is intense and detail-oriented.
Our work is physical and is not for everyone. Those with the right attitude, attention to detail, and work ethic will flourish at our company. Those with marginal, self-centered attitudes, and those that do not care about the quality of their work, will fail at our company.
House Cleaner / Housekeeper Benefits :
No nights! No weekends!
Paid every Friday! 37-42 hours per week is typical. OT Available.
Our average paycheck was $593.99 last week (before any mileage reimbursement)!
Our average 5-day paycheck was $619.14 last week (before any mileage reimbursement)!
Start at 8AM daily, off 4-6PM typically.
Drive Company Cars!
Paid holidays, vacation and travel time (Hourly Pay, with Overtime available)
Company-paid Wellness Program!
Health Care at NO COST to you, with unlimited $10 co-pay Dr. visits for you, and unlimited telemedicine for your family!
$11.50-12/hour starting pay (after paid training at $11), plus regular MERIT RAISES
$12-13 /hour in 3-6 months as a Team Leader
$14.00 /hour possible in 12 months as a Trainer
Dental, vision, and other benefits available with our Sec. 125 Cafeteria Plan.
Company match retirement plan.
After completing our two week training program, you will be a better cleaner than anyone you know!
New Hire Bonus of $100 for Drivers! Mention in your interview!
If you would like to fill out an application for House cleaner / Housekeeper, stop by between 9am & 1pm Monday-Friday. We hire on the spot! *
If you currently work at the same time as us, call our Job Hotline at 512-956-8221.
5555 North Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX 78751
Suite E117 (Our office faces Guadalupe)
We are located in PS Business Park on the corner of 2222/Koenig Lane/290 and N. Lamar Blvd.
This is just south of the North Austin Driver License Office. Goodwill and Half-Price Books face Lamar, and we are in the same business park on the side facing Guadalupe. Come see us today!
- IF YOU WORK FOR A COMPETITOR, bring us your current pay stub and we will almost certainly increase your pay substantially! *" />
Job ID: 12031
Agency: Bureau of Administration
- Buildings & Grounds
Pay Grade: GD
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
For more information on the Bureau of Administration, please visit http://boa.sd.gov.
Maintains lawns, trees, flowers, shrubs, parking lots, and sidewalks by performing a variety of manual tasks using hand and power tools, landscaping machinery and related equipment to ensure the Capitol Complex is properly cared for and maintained. Must have a valid driver's license. Work hours are generally 7:00 A.M.
- 3:30 P.M., Monday through Friday however incumbents must be able to work outside the normal schedule as needed.
The Ideal Candidate Will Have:
Prior medium equipment operation would be beneficial.
- gardening and grounds maintenance practices.
- recognize plant diseases and insect destruction;
- work outdoors in all types of weather;
- follow instructions;
- use a hand-held two-way radio;
- perform heavy lifting and physical labor;
- operate motorized vehicles, hand and power tools, and related equipment.
VETERANS' PREFERENCE ELIGIBLE
NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Job Service Office. A certificate is not necessary to be considered.
The State of South Dakota does not sponsor work visas for new or existing employees. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and complete an Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9.
The State of South Dakota offers paid employee health insurance plus ten paid holidays, generous vacation leave accrual, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information please visit https://bhr.sd.gov/job-seekers/work-for-state-government/index.html. This position is a member of Class A retirement under SDRS.
Apply at: http://tinyurl.com/yxwu8hrn
South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources
500 East Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501-5070
Telephone: 605.773.3148 Fax: 605.773.4344
"An Equal Opportunity Employer"
Grounds Keeper 2 (Part-Time)- Jordan River Temple
Posting Dates: 05/17/2019 - 05/31/2019
Job Family: Maintenance & Grounds
Department: Special Projects Department
Ensure the temple grounds reflect the beauty, cleanliness, and sacred nature of the temple experience.
Maintain standards established by the First Presidency.
Perform gardener/grounds keeping work, maintaining and caring for landscaped areas, sidewalks, driveways, building entrances, and other assigned areas.
Works under limited supervision.
Mow lawns using hand and power mowers. Maintains the original landscape plan by planting perennials, shrubs, and trees. Trims and edges around walls, flower beds, and walks using hand clippers and power edging tools. May operate heavy tractors and other large power equipment to maintain landscape.
Prune and shape shrubs and trees to provide optimum growth efficiency of plants and enhance beauty of grounds.
Spray lawns, shrubs, and trees for disease, weed, and insect control, and perform regular fertilization as needed, in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
Responsible to see that all power equipment and machines are properly maintained.
Water lawn and garden areas.
Other duties as assigned.
Experience in grounds maintenance, horticulture, gardening, agriculture, landscape design, or related field.
Ability to follow directions, work independently and with a team.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
Must be an endowed member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with a current temple recommend.
Posting Notice/More Info.
Please Note: All positions are subject to close without notice.
Find out more about the many benefits of Church Employment at http://careers.lds.org.
Grounds Keeper - Groundskeepers
Plan and execute small scale landscaping operations and maintain grounds and landscape of the hospital. All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision, and values of Phoebe. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. All activities must be in compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity laws, HIPAA, ERISA, and other regulations, as appropriate.
Performs all job responsibilities in alignment with the core values, mission and vision of the organization
Performs other duties as required and completes all job functions as per departmental policies and procedures
Maintains current knowledge in present areas of responsibility (i.e., self education, attends ongoing educational programs)
Attends staff meetings and completes mandatory in-services and requirements and competency evaluations on time.
Demonstrates competency at all levels in providing care to all patients based on age, sex, weight, and demonstrated needs. For non-clinical areas, has attended training and demonstrates usage of age- specific customer service skills.
Wears protective clothing and equipment as appropriate.
Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia Driver's License and meet auto insurability requirements as approved by Phoebe Putney Health System's insurance company.
Adheres to the hospital and departmental attendance and punctuality guidelines
General environment: Works in a well-lighted, air-conditioned area, with moderate noise levels.
May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights.
May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids, or infectious organisms.
May be required to change from one task to another of different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.
Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.
May be scheduled as needed including overtime
- High School Diploma or GED (Required)
- Vocational / Technical Degree in Groundskeeping, Landscaping or related field. (Preferred)
- 2 - 3 years Landscaping and grounds maintenance.(Required)
- Communication Skills,Interpersonal Skills,Customer Relations,Read / Comprehend Written Instructions,Follow Verbal Instructions,Mechanical,Must have the demonstrated ability to work with various tools and equipment typical of the trade.,Comprehensive knowledge of lawns, trees, shurbs, gardens. .
Have near normal hearing; Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder/normal speaking voice
Have near normal vision: Clarity of vision (both near and far), ability to distinguish colors
Have good manual dexterity
Have good eye-hand-foot coordination
Ability to perform repetitive tasks/motion
Occasionally within shift (1-33%) : Sitting,Lift/carry > 50 lbs with assistance.
Frequently within shift (34-66%) : Climbing,Bending/Stooping,Twist at waist,Pushing/Pulling,Reaching above shoulder.
Continuously within shift (67-100%) : Standing,Walking.
Certifications and Licensures
- Not Applicable - No Certification and Licensure Requirements Required or Preferred
Animal Care Professional -- Animal Ambassadors
Animal Care Professional
Position Information: Full-time, Hourly
Duties include, but are not limited to, daily care and feeding of assigned animals in collection, maintenance of animal exhibits and night-houses, behavioral observations, record keeping, animal enrichment and training, assisting veterinary staff, operation of utility vehicles, and public presentations.
Essential Functions (including but not limited to):
General husbandry and care of assigned animals, including preparing and distributing approved animal diets.
Close observation of animal behaviors with a particular focus on appropriate appetite, mobility and waste production to monitor health of animals; notification of appropriate animal care staff of any concerns.
Shift animals according to area's standard operating procedures (SOP).
Animal capture, restraint and handling techniques.
Engage with the Zoo guests at exhibits, conservation stations, keeper talks, training demonstrations and/or shows.
Maintain detailed daily records on assigned animals.
Assist in animal procedures including, but not limited to, translocations, veterinary procedures and crating.
Strong knowledge of Zoo layout and general animal collection to respond quickly during animal emergencies and also assist guests on a daily basis with exhibit location.
Initiates and completes area projects with supervisor's approval.
Adherence to area's standard operating procedures (SOP).
Knowledge of safety SOP, safety concerns and reporting protocols.
Knowledge of husbandry requirements and the prevention of zoonotic diseases.
Knowledge of basic nutrition requirements for assigned area(s).
Assist registrar in area's record keeping.
Inspect, clean and maintain both exhibit and off-exhibit areas.
Propose and perform species-specific enrichment.
Promote active guest engagement through interaction with guests during both formal and informal discussions, during events and as otherwise assigned.
Report animal illness, maintenance, safety, horticulture or other needs to appropriate staff.
Assist in animal procedures including, but not limited to, translocations, veterinary procedures and crating.
Respond to and assist supervisor in guiding the resolution of emergency situations (e.g., Code I, II, III) within the Zoo.
Guide subordinate co-workers on intermediate procedures.
Observe safety policies and procedures in regards to the use of Zoo equipment, materials, chemicals and vehicles.
Qualifications and Experience:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); AA degree or higher preferred.
Three or more years paid keeper experience in an AZA accredited institution.
SCUBA and First-Aid Certification for specific areas.
Knowledge of Word Processing software and Spreadsheet software.
Must have good written and oral communication skills and ability to effectively participate in guest engagement activities.
Must be self-motivated and goal-oriented.
Must be able to maintain discretion with confidential information.
Ability to appropriately apply animal training through the use of operant and classical conditioning.
Thorough knowledge of zoonotic diseases and prevention.
Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with members of all departments and to work effectively alone and in group settings.
Ability to complete projects in a reasonable time frame to the satisfaction of management.
Deal courteously and tactfully with employees, peers, superiors and the general public.
Knowledge of occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions.
Must have the ability to follow specific instructions and also be comfortable self-directing.
Must be flexible and have the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment while maintaining a positive attitude with the public.
Knowledge of occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions.
Capacity to anticipate: ability to think ahead and plan.
Capacity to change: ability to identify and correct operational problems quickly.
Must be able to think logically and solve problems with minimal guidance.
Conducts all activities in alignment with AZA standards and guidelines, all relevant laws and regulations, safety standards and standards that ensure animal welfare.
Ability to work in extreme weather conditions typical to west central Florida (i.e., heat, rain or cold).
Possess visual, hearing and other sensory and cognitive capacity appropriate for animal care and general safety practices.
Ability to use radio, telephone and computer to communicate and follow written and verbal instructions.
Must be able to work in a variety of physical positions (including sitting, bending, standing, and walking) and to engage in physical labor (raking, sweeping, shoveling).
Must have ability to navigate paved as well as rough terrain on foot and by vehicle.
Must be able to safely and effectively engage in heavy lifting (up to 50 pounds).
Ability to work long hours and varying shifts, including nights and week-end, to support special events and the needs of the collection.
Equal Opportunity Employer
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