Zoo Keeper/Educator/Gift Store Associate
Indian River Reptile Zoo
Asphodel-Norwood, ON

Job Description

DEFINITION

Perform duties necessary to ensure the care of zoo animals and the cleaning and maintenance of zoo enclosures, building, gift store and grounds. Maintain facility as needed, and provide a positive experience for the visitors of The Indian River Reptile Zoo.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES

Follow proper protocol and procedures, works effectively and cooperatively with other Zoo and Management staff. Perform basic cleaning and grounds upkeep. Restock, organize, price and showcase merchandise. Operate cash register. Observe and evaluate animal enclosures as well as communicates, assists, and interacts positively with the Visitors. Takes necessary precautions to ensure safety of workers, animals, and the general public. Assist with minor facility repair and upkeep including some landscaping and carrying of supplies. Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS

Ability to get to and from the Zoo, if no valid driver's license or vehicle. Available for work throughout the summer season (Closes Oct). Having a pragmatic and creative attitude, helping to ensure an optimistic and productive work environment. Physical Requirements- This position is active for the entire shift(standing, walking, stooping, twisting, lifting, bending, pushing, reaching, climbing, crouching and crawling) Ability to perform repetitive tasks and work outdoors. Must have functional reasoning skills and the ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, and/or diagrammatic form. Ability to communicate and interact effectively, in writing and orally, with other workers, supervisors, and the public.

We are requesting at this time, that you bring a copy of your resume into the zoo to submit in person. If there is a manager available at that time, an on site interview may be conducted.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time