Date: January 1st, 2022
Department: Children’s Zoo and Education
Animal Adventure Park is a ZAA accredited interactive educational facility, utilizing immersive, and hands-on exhibition, to engage guests in a manner to promote understanding and appreciation of the living world.
Through appreciation, we achieve education. Through education we achieve conservation.
At this time Animal Adventure Park is seeking a qualified candidate to join the animal care team. This position would include working with our domestic stock as well as ambassador animals.
Under direct supervision, the individual in this position is responsible for a wide variety of tasks involving the husbandry of the area species, the daily upkeep of keeper and public areas, and interactions with park guests. The individual must be able to carry out the position's duties as described below, with or without reasonable accommodations, and comply with park policies and procedures as they appear in the Employee Handbook and animal care protocols. The individual must also be of sufficient health to carry out these duties on a daily basis without presenting a danger to his/herself or fellow park employees.
Skills and duties: required of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
Beginning wage is based upon experience. Animal Adventure Park Animal Care full time employees will be eligible to enter into the parks keeper progression program after 90 days of employment.
With personal progression shown, raises and bonuses are available for each individual.
This in house, 4-tiered, progression allows staff to determine their comfortability and skill level they wish to achieve- each level has a low and high end salary that can be earned by quality of service, skill level, and field knowledge possessed by each individual.
Base annual salary for an entry level keeper 1 after 90 days is set at $30,000.
After 90 days of employment, full time staff members may choose to take part in the parks medical benefit plan, with 50% cost covered by parks owner
After 1 year of service, full time staff members will be enrolled in the park's employer paid 401K plan. (100% of the annual contribution is covered by the park owner.)
Submit resumes to:
Erin Lien: Curator Animal Adventure Park