Zoo Animal Attendant Posted on May 28, 2018 by Animal Care Solutions
Location Calgary, AB
Earnings $13.60 to $28.00 hourly
Work Hours 44 hours per week
Position Permanent Full Time
Vacancies 1 Vacancy
Closing Date Aug 20, 2018
Animal Care Solutions
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
Pet first aid course
3 years to less than 5 years
- Supervise helpers
- Maintain and order supplies
- Keep records of animals treated
Large wild animals (zoo)
More than 45 kg (100 lbs)
Security and Safety
- Driving record check (abstract)
- Criminal record check
Work Site Environment
- Confined spaces
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
- Fast-paced environment
- Handling heavy loads
- Physically demanding
- Attention to detail
- Standing for extended periods
- Bending, crouching, kneeling
Work Location Information
- Willing to relocate
- Relocation costs not covered by employer
- Effective interpersonal skills
- Team player
- Excellent oral communication
- Excellent written communication
- Client focus
Animal Care Specific Skills
- Prepare food and feed animals
- Monitor and document animal behaviour
- Clean and disinfect cages, pens, aquariums, kennels, runs, stall and enclosures
- Assist researchers in conducting laboratory tests with animals
- Assist with inoculation and treatment of animals
- Assist zoo and wildlife workers in transferring, restraining, crating and uncrating animals
- Assist animal breeders to handle and nurture animals
How to Apply
Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.
Aug 20, 2018
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Interest in comparing information to monitor and document animal behaviour, and to prepare food and feed animals, fish and birds at scheduled intervals
Interest in assisting scientists and researchers in conducting laboratory tests with animals; and in using equipment for grooming animals
Interest in handling and nurturing animals when grooming and when assisting breeders; and in training dogs to obey commands and perform specific duties in response to signals
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