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Animal Technician (Carnivores)


Come join the Oklahoma City Zoo and be a part of a dynamic and progressive animal care team where your opportunities for professional growth and contribution go beyond basic animal care. Our animal care team works with a wide variety of animals, inspires our guests, and has opportunities for local and international field conservation work, professional development, and many other activities. Oklahoma City is among the most economically healthy cities and living expenses remain favorable. Did you know Oklahoma is among the most biologically diverse states in the US? We’re currently seeking an individual that would be based in our carnivore area with responsibilities that include all aspects of animal husbandry and interacting with our guests. A strong teamwork ethic, strong communications skills, and proven enthusiasm for our profession and institutional goals are required. Experience with animal husbandry is required, and experience with exotic animals, ideally carnivores, is preferred.

This is your opportunity to be a part of distinguished and advancing organization and live in a remarkable area. This is a full time position with a competitive salary and excellent benefits. Please send resume with 3 references by August 25, 2014 to: Loretta Canon, Human Resources Department, Oklahoma City Zoological Park, 2101 N.E. 50th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73111 or FAX to: 405-425-0207 or email [email protected] (4:30 PM if faxed, emailed or hand-delivered).


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