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Animal Care Specialist 2-Land Animals- $20.00 -$22.00

Company: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
Location: Vallejo
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

Essential Job Duties:

  • Feed, clean and daily husbandry of animals in Animal Care.
  • Give medication to animals as directed by Supervisor.
  • Record daily entries into logbook concerning animal care and behaviors.
  • Perform in Discovery Theater shows and act as backup during shows.
  • Walk assigned animals around park ensuring animal and guest safety.
  • Handle animals in and out of the park as needed.
  • Perform regularly in front of the public, demonstrating various animal behaviors.
  • Assist Apprentice Trainers and Handlers with proper protocol.
  • Answer guests questions concerning animal care, diet, etc. and other general park information in a polite courteous and informative manner.
  • Learn all essential commands and related behaviors.
  • Follow all department and park policies.
  • Assist other trainers as needed.
  • Maintain equipment and enclosures as needed.
  • Animals in collection consist of felines, domestic animals, small exotics, large hoof stock, and birds.
  • Other duties as assigned.Minimum Qualifications:
    • Previous experience as an Apprentice Trainer in Animal Care with Supervisors approval and/or minimum two years previous experience.
    • Must be in excellent physical condition and possess the mental capacities to perform the essential job duties. Must be able to lift equipment up to 50 lbs.
    • Must possess the physical dexterity to hold and maneuver equipment.
    • Must be able to walk and move quickly between different areas.
    • Must not be afraid of heights.
    • Good public speaking ability.
    • Must be able to work outdoors in all types of weather.
    • Must possess the physical and mental abilities to work with very large strong animals.
    • Must be available to work weekends and holidays.
    • Must possess a valid drivers license.Required
      Job Industries
      • Customer Service

Keywords: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Vallejo , Animal Care Specialist 2-Land Animals- $20.00 -$22.00, Other , Vallejo, California

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