- San Diego, United States.
This position requires extensive working experience with mammal care and management. An example of experience would be a minimum of fifteen years. Experience with mammal protected contact management, operant training and conditioning is required.Selected candidate must also have experience managing animal care personnel. An example of experience would be at least seven years.
- Chester, United Kingdom.
Chester Zoo have a vacancy for an Elephant Keeper to be based on the Elephants of the Asian forest exhibit working within a close team using a protected contact management system. The post will involve the daily care and management of our herd of 8 Asian elephants and their habitat. The successful candidate will provide excellent animal husbandry, care and welfare, ensuring that all enclosures and facilities are maintained to the highest possible standards for our visitors and the animals in our...
- San Diego, United States.
Responsibilities for this position will be to work mostly with a collection of elephants in a protected contact management system at the San Diego Zoos Elephant Odyssey Exhibit. The keeper will work closely with senior keepers, lead keeper and Animal Care Supervisor to develop the skills necessary to become an integral member of a progressive elephant husbandry and training program.
- Knoxville, United States.
Knoxville Zoo 1.2 currently houses African elephants and we are looking for an Elephant Keeper with 2+ years of experience. This person is responsible for a wide variety of tasks involving the husbandry of several area species, the daily upkeep of keeper and public areas and interpretation with zoo guests. The individual must be able to carry out the duties typical of a keeper and comply with Knoxville Zoo policies and procedures as they appear in the employee handbook and departmental protocols...
- Little Rock, United States.
Provides supervision to Animal Keepers and other assigned Zoo personnel in a designated area of the Zoo; ensures that duties such as feeding, cleaning, and special projects are completed; ensures observance of safety procedures; provides training for assigned personnel and volunteers. Develops, implements, and maintains best practices in elephant care through modern principles relating to captive care.
- Nashville, United States.
Under the direction of the Curator of Mammals, the Elephant Manager assists in animal acquisition, husbandry programs, daily maintenance and development of Keeper routines, animal enrichment, behavior modification, exhibit design, staff selection and staff development.
- Woburn, United Kingdom.
Woburn Safari Park is currently looking to recruit a full time Elephant Keeper to join the team. Woburns Elephant Herd consists of 1.3 Asian Elephants managed primarily in free contact. Previous experience of working with elephants is preferred however not essential. Duties will include daily husbandry and management of the elephants including training, washing and exercising.
- Whipsnade, United Kingdom.
A staff of 8 currently cares for a breeding herd of Asian elephants comprising one breeding bull, 5 cows and 3 calves, the youngest being born in 2012. The bull is managed in protected contact but the females and calves are managed in free contact which allows all of the elephants other than the adult male to be walked around the 600 acre zoo site with the keepers ever day.
- Twycross, United Kingdom.
We are going through an exciting period of change as this zoo develops and so are looking for dynamic, knowledgeable individuals to help lead the teams forward. The elephant section manages our herd of 4 female Asian elephants currently in free contact but is at the exciting early stages of moving into a protected contact system. This position is a key role which will involve working on the section, covering basic areas of animal husbandry.
- Dallas, United States.
Responsible for the care, husbandry, and training of the African Elephants. We are a protected contact elephant program, with 5 African elephants in a mixed species exhibit. Must have 3 years of Elephant experience.