Assiniboine Park Conservancy is seeking a Seasonal Zoo Attendant

Close Date:
03/02/2018
Professional Areas:
Zoo Operations – Animal Care, Research & Conservation
Salary Range:
$17.41 per hour (APC-CUPE Local 500)
 
Description:
    Career Opportunity
 Zoo Attendant – Seasonal
February 6, 2018
Ref: 2018-09-UIE
 

 

 

 

CUPE

  About Assiniboine Park Conservancy 
Creating the future vision for one of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada’s most prized treasures, Assiniboine Park Conservancy (APC) located at 55 Pavilion Crescent in Winnipeg is the not-for-profit organization that oversees Assiniboine Park’s operations and ensures its ongoing redevelopment and financial viability. Our team is inspired to create and deliver extraordinary experiences for the people who visit and use the Park including building friendly, supportive, effective relationships with stakeholders, community and the general public.
Seasonal

Part time,
up to 40 hours per week

Days, evenings, and weekends including holidays are required

The hourly rate of pay for this position is $17.41
(APC-CUPE Local 500)

  The Opportunity 
We have a need for up to ten (10) seasonal Zoo Attendants who will report to a Curator within Assiniboine Park Zoo.  Zoo Attendants will enhance our visitors’ experiences, assist with daily animal husbandry and support zoo operations to maintain high levels of maintenance and care for a diverse collection of zoo animals according to the quality standards of accredited zoological practices. Zoo Attendants will focus on providing our visitors with extraordinary experiences and may assist with preparing and providing animal diets, animal handling, animal enrichment, exhibit and general facility cleaning and maintenance, recording animal behaviour and health indicators, preparing and providing public presentations, supporting research programs, and promoting and participating in conservation projects. The Zoo Attendants must follow all health and safety legislation, regulations and policies, and provide extraordinary experiences to our visitors as part of their regular daily activities.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please APPLY below (on our careers website:http://www.assiniboineparkzoo.ca/park-landing/home/join-our-team/careers) with your résumé and cover letter  by March 2, 2018

 

  Required Qualifications
 

Candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Enrollment in or completion of a life sciences or related degree is a valued asset. Candidates must demonstrate effective communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills for maintaining respectful working relationships with fellow employees, and providing extraordinary experiences to our visitors. Candidates must demonstrate skills in responding to emergencies, must be physically capable of performing the duties of the position (documentation of physical capacity may be required), must have a valid Manitoba Class 5 Driver’s Licence, and be available to work days, evenings and weekends including holidays.

Successful candidates may be subject to a Criminal Record Check and Credit Check

Apply online at our career website at http://www.assiniboineparkzoo.ca/park-landing/home/join-our-team/careers)

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