The City of Michigan Parks and Recreation Department seeks applicants for full-time Zookeeper. Responsible for care of zoo animals and maintenance of animal habitats. Duties include observe animals to detect illness, injury or other health and safety issues; safe transfer of animals when performing cleaning of stalls and cages; assist in preparing daily diet and supplements for animals; assist maintenance staff with minor repairs of animal habitats; respond to visitor inquiries; complete daily logs and reports; and assist with preparing and presenting educational programs. High school diploma or equivalent and valid driver’s license required. Candidates should have experience and/or training in animal care with college level classes in animal husbandry, biology, or animal sciences. Associate or bachelor degree preferred. Must be willing to work flexible schedule including weekends and holidays.
Applications will be accepted through Friday, October 31, 2014 from 8:00AM to 4:30PM at the Personnel Department, 100 E. Michigan Boulevard, Michigan City, IN 46360.
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