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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

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.

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 for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center. Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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