Join us for the 2022 Fall/ Winter Season!
Essex County Turtle Back Zoo and the surrounding South Mountain Recreational Complex are looking for seasonal employees in:
Guest Experience Keeper
– Touch Tank
– Pony Rides
Turtle Back Zoo is looking for dynamic individuals who are ready to contribute to our conservation mission through participation in guest experiences and animal care. Join our team of Seasonal Keepers and receive valuable hands-on zookeeping experience while providing high-quality care for the welfare of our animal collection. Seasonal Keepers also engage with guests to create safe, educational and memorable moments in our experience areas. Your friendly demeanor, good interpersonal skills and outstanding communication will contribute to creating an extraordinary zoo visit for all of our guests.
Our Guest Experience Keepers rotate throughout all of these therefore, good communication, organizational skills and the ability to work well, alone or with others in a team environment are a must.
Those who are hired should possess the ability to lift 75 lbs. and work indoors/outdoors in all conditions; physical aspects of the job include: enclosure construction / maintenance, stooping, sitting, twisting, walking (often on uneven terrain). The position involves working on weekends and holidays.
Must be able to work outdoors for periods of time. All applicants must be 18 years of age or older and successfully pass a criminal background check.
TO APPLY: Sign up for an interview time slot through the Form and a manager will confirm a time and date
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Guest Experience Keeper, Seasonal
How to Apply
All applications are now submitted electronically. You must be interviewed to be given further information on how to apply. Interested candidates should complete the online form HERE (https://forms.gle/caLzbb7mEEefiHTN6) for an interview.