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Part Time Educator/Presenter    Part Time Animal Keeper

It takes more than a love of animals. It takes a solid respect of animal boundaries and behaviors, an ability to follow direction, and learn. Applicant must be responsible, mature, self-motivated individual with dedication, a strong work ethic, and stamina.

Did we mention a willingness to use your muscles (must be able to lift 50 lbs.) and get dirty? Works well on own, as well as with others. Displays a willingness to follow direction, and take responsibility for actions. Negative TB test, tetanus shot, and excellent references required. Applicant must be 18 years or older. Must also be responsible, reliable, dependable, punctual, and committed.

Position available now.
Entry Level/Part-time Zookeeper
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Duties may include, but are not limited to:

l Cleaning and maintenance of animal enclosures.
l Cleaning and maintenance of facility.
l Pick-up produce daily & diet preparation.
l Inventory supplies i.e. produce, dry feed & bedding.
l Conduct "rounds" to ensure enclosures are secured
      &  animals have clean fresh water.
l Observation & records.
l Construct and provide behavioral enrichment

 

Wanted

Part-time Zookeeper

Animal Edutainment Inc., a wildlife educational outreach organization located 15 minutes Northeast of Denton, seeks reliable, self-motivated, responsible individual with a professional appearance for the position of Part-time zookeeper. Ability to work both independently, and as a team player important. Related experience preferred.

 

Must be at least 18 years old and have a valid driverís license, and be able to lift 50lbs.  Most work is outdoors. Responsibilities include: daily care and maintenance of animal collection and facility. This includes cleaning animal enclosures, preparing diets, creating and distributing behavioral enrichment items. Must be available to work at least one day most weekends. Starting $8.00 to $9.50 per hour. 16 to 32 hours per week.

 

We are looking to fill the open position immediately with someone that can commit to working here for at least 1 year.

 

Upon hire, there would be at least a two week training process, we can be flexible on schedule worked between now and the end of May.

 

The shifts we need filled in the summer are flexible. Shifts are typically  between 8:30am & 4:30pm. You would be scheduled 1 or 2 weekdays, and at least 1 weekend day, and occasionally both days.

 

In the Fall we need someone that is available between 8:30am and 4:30pm Tuesdays and Thursdays, and at least 1 weekend day, and occasionally both days.

 

This is a unique opportunity for those looking to get started working in the animal field. Past employees have gone on to work at zoos and other animal facilities such as the Frank Buck Zoo, the Fort Worth and Dallas Zoos, as well as the world famous San Diego Zoo.

 

If you enjoy animals, are able to lift 50lbs., have a sense of humor, and want to work with some really cool Animal Ambassadors contact:

 

Send email inquiries or resume to: critterman@animaled.com

Or: 

Snail mail resume to:

Animal Edutainment

7151 Cedar Lake Rd.

Aubrey, TX 76227

 

You can also Fax resume to: (940) 365-9741. 

 

Position Filled
Advanced/Part Time Show Presenter
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Duties may include, but are not limited to:
l    H
andeling of a diverse group of animals including arthropods,        amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals.
l Public speaking/program presentation.
l Must be available at least one weekend day (pref. Saturday)
l    Care of animals.
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Care and maintenance of animal compound.
l Maintenance of animal enclosures and surrounding areas.
l Diet preparation.
l Construct and provide behavioral enrichment
Position Filled
Part-time Maintenance Person
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To assist in care of our animal care facility.  Duties would include yard work, painting, and minor repair work on enclosures. 

Email resume & picture to critterman@animaled.com