Job Details

Animal Keeper: Africa/Primates, part-time

Metro, Portland, Oregon

Job - Government

Close Date: 06/13/2019

Deadline to apply: June 13, 2019 @ 5:00 PM, PDT
Salary: $22.78 - $29.06 hourly

POSITION SUMMARY:
Bring your proven skills in caring for primates, large carnivores, and small mammals and hoofstock to the Oregon Zoo, where you will join a dynamic team of professionals engaged in groundbreaking wildlife conservation and research activities.

Entry rate: $22.78; 6 months; $24.21; 18 months: $25.73; 30 months: $27.34; 42 months: $29.06/hour

Work area: Oregon Zoo – Africa/Primate
Work week: Part-time: Thursday through Monday (Tuesday, and Wednesday off)
Shift: 7 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

At the Oregon Zoo, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor degree in biology, zoology, or related subjects relevant to the care of zoo animals and three years professional animal keeper experience working with primates and large carnivores; or any combination of education and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the classification duties and responsibilities.

To apply: visit www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center. Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Complete details: www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs