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Animal Care Professionals

Animal Care Professional I – Sea Lions

Full-time

SUMMARY

Animal Care Professional Level I (ACP-I) is a full time position responsible for the primary daily husbandry activities of 1.1 California sea lions through a basic working knowledge of animal care and welfare. In addition to animal care and training, this position will also include daily maintenance of the sea lion life support system, behind the scenes tour and interactions, and public sea lion shows. Collectively with other zoo employees these activities will assist in presenting to the public an environment that is educational, entertaining, and serves to further the mission of the Birmingham Zoo. As part of the predator department, this position may include cross training on other routines, as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Displays and demonstrates knowledge of the basic biology, behaviors, and husbandry of animals in the area.
  • Clean and maintain animal areas, including the use of chemical agents and special tools to assure the health and safety of the animals.
  • Use proper techniques in shifting animals.
  • Maintains highest level of safety in the area.
  • Actively supports area policies and procedures, mission, vision, and strategic plan of Birmingham Zoo.
  • Identifies, recognizes, and reports any abnormal behavior of all the animals in their department.
  • Monitors weather related needs for the animals in their department and shelters animals appropriately.
  • Identifies, documents, and properly communicates any animal medical problems to the Zoological Manager and Veterinary staff in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Develops a good line of communication with the Zoological Manager to ensure that all facilities and animals are in good order, and that all problems are reported.
  • Uses classical and operant conditioning with the animals in their department.
  • Utilizes and documents on the Training Log daily.
  • Utilizes the Environmental Enrichment Program and the enrichment requirements of the animals within their department. Properly records the results of enrichment by using the Enrichment Approval and Evaluation forms.
  • Creates new enrichment ideas and items to be added to their department repertoire.
  • Properly utilizes the animal record keeping systems within the department.
  • Documents animal behaviors or issues on the Daily Report.
  • Maintains and updates the departments’ animal files.
  • Responsible for capturing, crating, and transferring animals using appropriate restraint and handling techniques designed to put the least amount of stress on the animal.
  • Prepares and presents keeper chats to Zoo visitors and guests.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an animal related field preferred.
  • Previous experience in a zoological institution (AZA accredited zoo or aquarium preferred)
  • Knowledge of operant conditioning and enrichment programs.
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills; have high energy and enthusiasm for completion of tasks; possess team building skills; and has the ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Must have ability to foster teamwork within and across teams.
  • Competency in computer skills.
  • Must be dependable and demonstrate flexibility in regards to work schedules, including hours, weekends, and holidays.
  • Must have a current valid driver’s license with no prior traffic violations (within the last five years).
  • Must be First aid/CPR certified, or be willing to be certified.
  • Must have current negative TB test and provide documentation, or be willing to have a TB test.

PROFESSIONAL EXPECTATIONS

  • Become familiar with the BZI employee hand book, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) for the Animal Department as well as the SOP’s assigned animal area.
  • Set a positive example for their fellow Animal Care Professionals. Presents themselves in a professional manner at all times to co-workers, visitors and guests; this includes attendance, appearance and demeanor.
  • Actively participate in Zoo activities, fundraisers, etc.

To apply please complete an online application and attach a current resume.

 

 

Animal Care Professional I – Children’s Zoo

Full-time

SUMMARY

The Birmingham Zoo is currently seeking applications for an Animal Care Professional in the Children’s Zoo and Alabama Wilds Department.  Under the direction of the Zoological Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing a high level of care to a diverse collection of species, including a variety of Goats and Sheep, Red/Grey Fox, various bird species, North American River Otters, and Black Bears.

Primary responsibilities of this position include monitoring animal health, maintaining cleanliness of animal areas, providing environmental and behavioral enrichment, preparing diets, modifying exhibits, maintaining accurate records, and presenting both formally and informally for the public.  The candidate must be a motivated self-starter that is enthusiastic and team oriented.  This position requires a team player capable of positive interactions with staff, guests, and volunteers.

This is a full time position working at least 40 hours per week, including weekends, holidays, and late events as needed.  Successful candidates will work in close proximity to dangerous animals, and professionalism and good communication are required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Special skills, knowledge, ability, education, etc.):

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Minimum of one year of experience in an AZA facility
  • Basic knowledge of the management of captive animal populations, including related AZA conservation programs
  • Good decision-making skills
  • Ability to provide proof of a current negative TB test or willingness to have one
  • Ability to work under challenging physical conditions and perform strenuous duties in extreme weather
  • Capability to routinely lift and/or move at least 50 pounds
  • Demonstrated understanding of principles of operant conditioning
  • Current valid driver’s license with no prior traffic violations (within the last five years).
  • First aid/CPR certified, or be willing to be certified.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; have high energy and enthusiasm for completion of tasks; possess team building skills, and the ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to foster teamwork within and across teams.
  • Competency in computer skills

POSITION TYPE AND HOURS OF WORK

  • Full time
  • Weekdays and weekends required, occasional evening hours and holidays.

To apply please complete an online application and attach a current resume.

 

 

Animal Care Professional II – Predators

Full-time

SUMMARY

The Birmingham Zoo is looking for a dynamic and experienced keeper to join our team. Our Animal Care Professional Level II (ACP-II) is a full time position responsible for the daily training and husbandry of 12 species of animals in the Predator building through operant conditioning and enrichment to provide exemplary animal care and welfare. In addition to animal care and training, this position will also include daily maintenance of animal habitats, behind the scenes tours and interactions, and public lion training demonstrations. Collectively with other zoo employees, these activities will assist in presenting to the public an environment that is educational, entertaining, and serves to further the mission of the Birmingham Zoo. As part of the predator department, this position may include cross training on other routines, as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

• Displays and demonstrates knowledge of the basic biology, behaviors, and the husbandry needs of animals in the Predator building.
• Cleans and maintains all animal areas to USDA standards, this includes the use of chemical agents and special tools to assure the health and safety of the animals.
• Uses proper techniques in shifting animals.
• Maintains highest level of safety at all times.
• Actively supports area policies and procedures, mission, vision, and strategic plan of Birmingham Zoo.
• Identifies, recognizes, documents and reports any abnormal animal behavior, facility issues or any other issues in their department to their Zoological Manager in a timely manner.
• Identifies, documents, and properly communicates any animal medical issues to the Zoological Manager and Veterinary staff in a timely and appropriate manner.
• Demonstrates skillful use of operant conditioning with the animals in their department.
• Creates new enrichment ideas and items to be added to their department repertoire.
• Properly utilizes the animal record keeping systems within the department.
• Maintains and updates the departments’ animal files.
• Responsible for capturing, crating, and transferring animals using appropriate restraint and handling techniques designed to put the least amount of stress on the animal.
• Prepares and presents keeper chats to Zoo visitors and guests.
• Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor’s Degree in an animal related field highly preferred.
• At least 3 years’ experience on staff in a zoological institution (AZA accredited zoo or aquarium preferred).
• Experience with operant conditioning and enrichment programs.
• Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; have high energy and enthusiasm for completion of tasks; possess team building skills; and have the ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
• Must have ability to foster teamwork within and across teams.
• Competency in computer skills.
• Must be dependable and demonstrate flexibility in regards to work schedules, including hours, weekends, and holidays.
• Must have a current valid driver’s license with no prior traffic violations (within the last five years).
• Must be First aid/CPR certified, or be willing to be certified.
• Must have current negative TB test and provide documentation, or be willing to have a TB test.

To apply please complete an online application and attach a current resume.

 

 

Animal Care Professional I – Trails of Africa

Full-time

SUMMARY

The Birmingham Zoo is currently seeking applications for an Animal Care Professional in the Trails of Africa department. Under the direction of the Zoological Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing a high level of animal care to reticulated giraffe, southern white rhinoceros, bongo, white storks, ostrich, plains zebra, and several species of duiker (yellow backed, red flanked, and blue).
Primary responsibilities of this position include monitoring animal health, maintaining cleanliness of animal areas, providing environmental and behavioral enrichment, preparing diets, modifying habitats, maintaining accurate records, and presenting both formally and informally for the public. The candidate must be a motivated self-starter that is enthusiastic and team oriented. This position requires a team player capable of positive interactions with staff, guests, and volunteers.
This is a full time position working at least 40 hours per week, including weekends, holidays, and late events as needed. Successful candidates will work in close proximity to dangerous animals, and professionalism and good communication are required.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor’s degree in a relevant biological field required.
• Experience in a zoological institution, experience with hoofstock preferred.
• Experience training using operant conditioning preferred.
• Must have excellent written and verbal communication as well as decision skills; have high energy and enthusiasm for completion of tasks; possess team building skills; and has the ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
• Must have ability to foster teamwork within and across teams.
• Competency in computer skills.
• Must have a current valid driver’s license with no prior traffic violations (within the last five years).
• Must be First aid/CPR certified, or be willing to be certified.
• Must have current negative TB test and provide documentation, or be willing to have a TB test.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee should expect:
• Use of hands, fingers, tools, or controls.
• Frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch and talk or hear.
• Routinely lift and/or move more than 60 pounds.
• Exposure to wet surfaces and slippery surfaces.
• Candidate will work with dangerous animals.
• Required to wear personal protective equipment.
• Must be able to work under challenging physical conditions and perform strenuous duties in extreme weather.

POSITION TYPE AND HOURS OF WORK
• Full time
• Schedule varies between

To apply please complete an online application and attach a current resume.

 

 

Animal Care Professional I – South America/Primates

Full-time

SUMMARY

The Birmingham Zoo is currently seeking applications for an Animal Care Professional I in the South America/Primate Department.  Under the direction of the Zoological Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing a high level of animal care within a diverse collection of species, including squirrel monkey, cotton top tamarin, lemur, and giant anteater.

Primary responsibilities of this position include monitoring animal health, maintaining cleanliness of animal areas, providing environmental enrichment, preparing diets, modifying habitats, maintaining accurate records, and presenting both formally and informally for the public.  This position requires the ability to work both independently and within a team.  The desired candidate must be a motivated self-starter that is capable of positive interactions with staff, guests, and volunteers.

This is a full time position working at least 40 hours per week, including weekends, holidays, and late events as needed.  The successful candidate will work in close proximity to dangerous animals, and professionalism and good communication are required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant biological field (preferred)
  • Current, valid driver’s license with no prior traffic violations within the last five years (required)
  • Current negative TB test with documentation, or willingness to have a TB test administered (required)
  • Experience in a zoological institution, primate focus preferred
  • Capacity to act decisively under a variety of circumstances
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, complete projects, and meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Awareness of the management of zoo primate populations, including related AZA conservation programs
  • Aptitude for fostering teamwork both within and across teams
  • Competency in computer skills
  • First aid/CPR certified, or be willingness to be certified

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee should expect to:

  • Routinely lift and/or move more than 50 pounds
  • Regularly utilize hands, fingers, tools, or controls
  • Frequently stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, and crouch
  • Speak clearly and/or receive verbal communications under a variety of conditions
  • Maintain balance under exposure to wet, slippery, and/or uneven surfaces
  • Work within close proximity of dangerous animals
  • Wear a face mask, gloves, and/or other personal protective equipment for long periods of time
  • Perform strenuous duties under challenging physical conditions and in extreme weather

POSITION TYPE AND HOURS OF WORK

  • Full time with benefits
  • Base schedule consists of five, eight-hour work days and may include weekend, evening, and holiday hours

To apply please complete an online application and attach a current resume.

 

Animal Care Professional I – Reptiles

Full-time

The Birmingham Zoo is seeking applicants for an Animal Care Professional in the Reptile Department. Under the direction of the Zoological Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing a high level of animal care including, but not limited to, monitoring animal health, maintaining cleanliness of animal areas, providing environmental and behavioral enrichment, preparing diets, modifying exhibits, keeping accurate records, and presenting both formally and informally for the public. The candidate must be a motivated self-starter that is enthusiastic and team oriented. This position requires a team player capable of positive interactions with staff, guests, and volunteers.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School degree, or some college; Bachelor’s Degree in an animal related field preferred.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; have high energy and enthusiasm for completion of tasks; possess team building skills; and has the ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Must have ability to foster teamwork within and across teams.
  • Competency in computer skills.
  • Must have a current valid driver’s license with no prior traffic violations (within the last five years).
  • Must be First aid/CPR certified, or be willing to be certified.
  • Must have current negative TB test and provide documentation, or be willing to have a TB test.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee should expect:

  • Use of hands, fingers, tools or controls.
  • Frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch and talk or hear.
  • Routinely lift and/or move more than 50 pounds.
  • Exposure to wet surfaces and slippery surfaces.
  • Required to wear a face mask and or other personal protective equipment for long periods of time.
  • Depending on assignment, exposure to the elements can be expected.

POSITION TYPE AND HOURS OF WORK

  • Full time.
  • Schedule varies between weekdays and weekends. Weekend work required as well as occasional evening work and holidays.

To apply please complete an online application and attach a current resume.

 


Membership

Seasonal Membership Assistant

SUMMARY

This seasonal position (October through January) assists with operations of membership office and staff, and assists in sales and maintenance of BZI’s corporate, family and individual membership programs to include direct sales acquisitions and renewal. Responsible for providing fast, friendly service to our guests while following proper cash handling procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Greets all visitors with a smile, offers assistance and provides exemplary customer service to meet and exceed guest experience expectations.
  • Communicates clearly and in a friendly manner answering public inquiries regarding membership and group sales and other Zoo admission questions.
  • Promotes membership and group sales and assists guests with questions at Zoo entry.
  • Acts as Point of Sale Assistant in the membership office and group sales location.
  • Process new and renewal memberships, group sales payments, and other miscellaneous ticketing needs with accuracy and communicates appreciation to the guest.
  • Actively upsells daily admission into memberships and promotes specials during membership drives or special events.
  • Applies cash handling procedures, asset protection policies and requirements to daily routines. Accounts for any “overs or unders” at closings.
  • Acts as a source of knowledge and point of contact for Groups pricing, policies, and booking for possible guests and other Zoo personnel.
  • Receives and processes Groups payments by mail, over the phone, and in-person.
  • Assists in Groups check-in process, including directing and greeting buses, directing teachers, chaperones, parents, and students, updating Groups regarding daily changes, confirming Group agendas, receiving payments, distributing materials, and gatekeeping duties.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • College diploma or GED, some college preferred.
  • Familiar with proper cash handling protocols; Retail experience helpful.
  • Experience working in sales, marketing, or membership-based institution or non-profit.
  • Must be flexible and have the ability to handle multiple tasks at one time
  • Must have good organizational skills as well as excellent oral and written communication skills. Presentation skills helpful.
  • Proficiency in using PC based software programs for word processing, specifically Microsoft Office
  • Must have the ability to work successfully with other departments to successfully benefit the Zoo as a whole.
  • Must have current negative TB test and provide documentation, or be willing to have a TB test.

POSITION TYPE AND HOURS OF WORK

  • Seasonal position from October through January.
  • Weekdays, weekends, evening work, and holidays may be required.

To apply, please complete an online application.

 


Operations

Seasonal Rides and Attractions Operator

SUMMARY

The Seasonal Ride/amusement Operator is responsible for the safety and maintenance of their assigned amusement/ride.  Responsibilities also include providing safe, friendly service while operating one of the Zoo’s rides/amusements.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provide excellent customer service at all times to guests and staff.
  • Completes daily cleaning and basic maintenance checks on ride/attraction prior to Zoo opening. Reports any problems that would lead to unsafe operations to supervisors.
  • Operates the ride/attraction while observing riders and ride to ensure safe operation.
  • Acquires ride tickets from guests and/or checks wristbands. Records rider numbers daily.
  • Assists riders on and off ride/attraction as needed, to include handicapped/wheelchairs if applicable.
  • Acknowledges guest questions regarding basic zoo information and daily schedules and answers appropriately. Seeks answer if unknown to operator.
  • Attains a basic knowledge of membership packages/benefits for encouraging memberships.
  • Monitors and responds to inappropriate or unsafe guest behavior. Determines severity of behavior and contacts appropriate management to implement emergency plan.
  • Conducts and maintains daily checklists for designated area including, but not limited to: operation of, maintenance of, and cleaning of ride/attraction.
  • As an Ambassador of the Zoo, projects professionalism in behavior, speech, appearance, and radio communications at all times.
  • Entertains guests during ride/amusement by following assigned scripts determined by the ride/amusement.
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Degree or GED, College preferred.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Presentation skills helpful.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; have high energy and enthusiasm for guest interactions and completion of tasks; possess team building skills; and has the ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Must have ability to foster teamwork within and across teams.
  • Must be First aid/CPR certified, or willing to become certified.

POSITION TYPE AND HOURS OF WORK

  • Weekdays and weekends required, occasional evening hours (during special events) and holidays.

To apply, please complete an online application.

 

Seasonal Train Operator

SUMMARY

The Train Operator is responsible for providing safe, friendly customer service while operating the Zoo’s train or other rides/amusements.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Provide excellent customer service at all times to guests and staff.
  • Completes daily cleaning and basic maintenance checks on train prior to Zoo opening. Reports any problems that would lead to unsafe operations to supervisors.
  • Documents and maintains all daily, weekly, and monthly checklists for the train and track.
  • Operates the ride/attraction while observing riders and ride to ensure safe operation.
  • Acquires ride tickets from guests and/or checks wristbands. Records rider numbers daily.
  • Assists riders on and off ride/attraction as needed, to include handicapped/wheelchairs if applicable.
  • Acknowledges guest questions regarding basic zoo information and daily event schedules and answers appropriately. Seeks answer if unknown to operator.
  • Attains a basic knowledge of membership packages/benefits for encouraging memberships.
  • Monitors and responds to inappropriate or unsafe guest behavior. Determines severity of behavior and contacts appropriate management to implement emergency plan.
  • Conducts and maintains daily checklists for designated area including, but not limited to: operation of, maintenance of, and cleaning of ride/attraction.
  • Entertains guests during ride/amusement by following assigned scripts determined by the ride/amusement.

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Special skills, knowledge, ability, education, etc.):

  • High School Degree, College preferred.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must have a current valid driver’s license with no prior traffic violations (within the last five years). Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) license preferred
  • Presentation skills helpful.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; have high energy and enthusiasm for guest interactions and completion of tasks; possess team building skills; and has the ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Must have ability to foster teamwork within and across teams.
  • Must be First aid/CPR certified, or willing to become certified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Long periods of standing, sitting and walking;
  • Routinely lift and/or move up to 50 pounds;
  • Assignments will be outdoors; exposure to a variety of weather elements can be expected.

 Interested candidates should complete an online application.

 

Seasonal Holiday Light Installer

SUMMARY

This seasonal position will assist with installing lights and hanging décor on the Zoo Grounds for the holiday celebration, as directed by Operations Manager.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Hang lighting on roofs, trees, and bushes on ladders from height of 6 feet to 40 feet.
  • Hang garland and wreaths on ladders from height of 6 feet to 40 feet.
  • Provide excellent customer service at all times to guests and staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School diploma
  • Have high energy and enthusiasm for guest interactions and completion of tasks; possess team building skills; and has the ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Must have ability to foster teamwork within and across teams

POSITION TYPE AND HOURS OF WORK

  • Seasonal position.
  • Weekdays, weekends, evening work, and holidays may be required.

To apply, please complete an online application.

 


Visitor Services

Cashier

Part-time

JOB SUMMARY

The Cashier is responsible for providing fast, friendly service to our guests while following proper cash handling procedures. Responsibilities include following proper cash handling procedures from collecting payment and making change so that register balances at end of day.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Greets all visitors with a smile and offers assistance.
  • Communicates clearly and in a friendly manner.
  • Insures accuracy of transaction to visitor and communicates appreciation for their business.
  • Applies cash handling procedures, asset protection policies and requirements to daily routines. Accounts for any “overs or unders” at closings.
  • Completes tasks on all checklists associated with the cashier position.
  • Utilizes computer in the preparation and use of daily cash worksheet and balancing at the end of each day.
  • Cleans and organizes assigned areas.
  • Serves as a team player to help others complete their objectives as needed. May be required to work in another capacity in the visitor services area as needed.
  • Identifies and follows all Zoo sanitation standards.
  • Identifies and follows strict safety protocols for guests as well as staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Special skills, knowledge, ability, education, etc.):

  • High School Degree; valid driver’s license with no negative driving record
  • Familiar with proper cash handling protocols; Retail experience helpful.
  • Cashier Experience preferred
  • Basic computer skills; Good organizational skills; Ability to follow written and verbal directions; must be able to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Ability to handle high volume traffic while maintaining good customer service
  • Must work as a team player.
  • Must be flexible to work when needed, including weekends and evenings.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Long periods of standing and walking;
  • Routinely lift and/or move up to 20 pounds;
  • Assignments can be outdoors; exposure to a variety of weather elements can be expected.

To apply please complete an online application and attach a current resume.


Zoo Services

Cleaning Services Attendant

Full-time AND Part-time positions available

JOB SUMMARY

The Cleaning Services Attendant maintains the cleanliness of the Zoo grounds, restrooms, collects trash, and performs related custodial duties.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Daily cleaning of Zoo grounds including walkways, public and office buildings, and restrooms.
  • Demonstrates proper use of all cleaning chemicals and equipment.
  • Monitors the zoo’s restrooms on a frequent ongoing basis to ensure cleanliness and that all restroom supplies are fully stocked.
  • Responsible for following cleaning checklists for cleaning zoo offices, zoo public buildings, restrooms, and walkways.
  • Follows proper trash and cardboard removal procedures.
  • Pulls and picks-up trash and recycling throughout the zoo daily.
  • Conducts daily morning preparation of Zoo grounds for opening.
  • Assists with cleaning needs for after-hours events throughout the year as assigned.
  • Occasionally assists with the set-up, take down, and storage of tables, props, and other elements for internal and external events throughout the year.
  • Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Special skills, knowledge, ability, education, etc.):

  • High School Degree or GED.
  • Must have ability to foster teamwork within and across teams.
  • Must have a current valid driver’s license with no prior traffic violations (within the last five years).
  • Must be First aid/CPR certified, or willing to be certified.
  • Flexibility and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet frequent deadlines.
  • Understanding and appreciation for BZI’s mission.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Use of hands, fingers, tools or controls.
  • Frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, bend, crawl, crouch and talk or hear.
  • Routinely lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Exposure to wet surfaces.

To apply please complete an online application and attach a current resume.


The Birmingham Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and drug-free facility.