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SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR – FULL TIME SUMMARY: The Special Events Coordinator will provide support in all aspects of special events and facility rentals including, but not limited to, logistics, execution, fundraising, auction/sponsor solicitation and donor/vendor relations.

QUALIFICATIONS: College degree. Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Raiser’s Edge/database software preferred. Strong communication skills, initiative, tact, attention to detail and discretion are very important traits. Must be able to work in an office environment and to sustain posture in a seated position for sustained periods; must be able to drive car to attend meetings or to fulfill other work-related duties. Must have valid Driver License and Insurance.

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DFWP / EEO / No phone calls please.

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ZOOKEEPER – FULL TIME 

SUMMARY: Provide nutritional and habitat care for the Otters and all other animals within the Ecoscapes Exhibit under the direction of the Life Science Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS: A B.S. degree in animal science or related field is preferred; equivalent experience may be substituted. Two years experience in a zoo or aquarium is required.  The qualified individual must have experience with daily care and maintenance of animal enclosures.  Experience with reptiles, small mammals and avian species preferred.  Knowledge of operant conditioning and training is ideal.  The qualified individual must be extremely proficient in animal handling and restraint.  The applicant will also be responsible for learning basic aquarium operations and maintenance.  Must be able to work in a variety of climates.  Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.  This position also includes weekend and holiday work.  The qualified individual must be able to function as a team member as well as under limited supervision.  Must have a valid driver’s license.

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DFWP / EEO / No phone calls please.

EEO / DFWP / Strong commitment and experience with diverse individuals and communities including but not limited to: students of color, working-class/working-poor populations, first generation students, LGBTQ+ and gender non-conforming clients, people with varied ability status.

Updated: 12.03.19