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Employment Opportunities

Unpaid Summer Animal Care Internship

We are now taking applications for Summer Animal Care internships! 

Internship duties focus heavily on daily husbandry duties such as cleaning!  You will be expected to work with the public as well as birthday parties and animal encounters.

Our expectations are that you have full availability during the summer to work 40 hours per week for 6 weeks as an unpaid intern. No absences longer than two days are permitted during this time. Roer's Zoofari is a drug, tobacco and alcohol free workplace.

We will be selecting our interns by February 28th. If you haven't heard from us by that time, feel free to follow up with a phone call or email.

 

To apply, please fill out this application and send it to:

Drew Jones
drew@roerszoofari.com

 

 


 

Operations Assistant (Part time Permanent)

Roer's Zoofari is seeking an energetic and creative person that can assist in operations; guest relations, marketing and human resources.  This person will also answer phones and help execute special events. The position requires a 24 hr per week commitment on site. Must be able to work some weekends, evening and holiday events as requested. Hours flexible; most between 7am and 6pm. Preferred experience: prior work or college courses in HR, PR, Marketing, Communications or related field. Knowledge of Google and Microsoft Office suites helpful. $10-$14/hr DOEQ and bonus pay opportunities. Please fill out this application and submit it, along with resume and cover letter to vanessa@roerszoofari.com.

Lead Keeper (Full Time Permanent)

Immediate opening for a full time Lead Hoofstock Keeper. Hoofstock collection includes anoa, scimitar horned oryx, addex, giraffe, zebra, fallow and sika deer, ankole watusi, llama, bison, water buffalo,dromedary camel and wart hog. Duties include eartagging offspring, maintaining records, interfacing with the public during tours, capture and restraint, as well as basic husbandry. $15-$17/hr DOEQ, medical benefits and vacation pay. Minimum requirements: 4 years paid keeper experience working with hoofstock. Please fill out this application and submit it, along with resume and cover letter to vanessa@roerszoofari.com.

Animal Care Staff  (Full Time Permanent)

Immediate opening for a full time, year-round, animal care staff. Two years paid experience working for a zoo or wildlife park preferred, training background helpful. Animal Care Staff are cross trained to care for a variety of mammals, herps, avians, and inverts.  This position interfaces with the public on a daily basis in addition to husbandry, training and enrichment. Please fill out this application and submit it, along with resume and cover letter to drew@roerszoofari.com.

$10-$12/hr DOEQ, PTO, medical benefits and bonus pay opportunities.

Guest Services (Full Time and Part Time Seasonal)

Immediate openings for part time, full time, and seasonal guest service representatives. Must have weekend and holiday availability. Previous customer service and/or cashier experience a plus. Must be at least 16 years of age. Please fill out this application and submit it to drew@roerszoofari.com.

Safari Tour Bus Drivers (Full Time and Part Time Seasonal)

Immediate openings for part time and full time safari tour bus drivers. Must have weekend and holiday availability.   Must be 18 years of age and have a valid drivers license.  Please fill out this application and submit it to drew@roerszoofari.com.

Grounds and Maintenance Staff (Full Time and Part Time Seasonal)

Immediate openings for part time and full time seasonal grounds and maintenance staff.  Grounds and Maintenance staff will rake leaves, mow, build exhibits, paint, pick up trash, and take on other responsibilities as needed. Must have valid driver's license. Must be 16 years of age. Must be available weekends and holidays. $9 to $10/hr DOEQ. Please fill out this application and submit it to drew@roerszoofari.com.

 

Roer's Zoofari provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Roer's Zoofari complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.