Marine Mammal Specialist

Job Type: 
Job
Company Info: 
Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium and Safari Park
16501 W Northern Ave
Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
United States
Company Website: 
https://www.wildlifeworld.com/
Description: 
Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium and Safari Park is seeking hardworking and dedicated individuals to become part of the Sea Lion and Otter team. Applications are now being accepted for animal trainers with one year of paid experience. All positions that are hired begin with a 90-day probation period that you must pass in order to be a permanent team member. Applicants must be able to work nights(as needed), weekends, and holidays. Pay is $15 without benefits.
Posting Date: 
11/22/22
Application Deadline: 
12/10/22
Number of Positions: 
1
Requirements: 
● Clean and maintain all assigned areas located within the department ● Observe animal behavior and report any unusual/abnormal behaviors to supervisor ● Prepare animal diets and feed according to established procedures ● Execute daily shows and feeding programs ● Facilitate all aspects for interaction programs ● Assist in all routine and emergency veterinary procedures ● Help maintain habitat cleanliness of animal habitats according to established procedures ● Adhere to all USDA/AMMPA policies regarding husbandry, records, and health ● Perform related duties as assigned ● Comply with safety policies, practices, and procedures ● Abide by all company policies and procedures as outlined in the employee handbook ● Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals ● Provide exceptional guest service ● Dive exhibits regularly for cleaning and maintenance ● Assist with water quality and life support systems operations ● Administer vitamins and prescribed medications assigned by management ● Effective communication between all staff, interns and volunteers ● Demonstrate ability to maintain and troubleshoot animal behavior regularly
Additional Information: 
Work is performed mainly outdoors in a variety of weather conditions. Must have physical ability to lift 50 lbs, walk, stoop, bend, and reach- plus ability to perform strenuous duties while both in and out of water. Must be able to pass a basic swim test.
How to Apply: 
Please email resume and cover letter to krystahenderson@wildlifeworld.com