San Antonio Zoo
  • 04-Apr-2021 to 17-Apr-2021 (CST)
  • San Antonio, TX, USA
  • 12.50
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Employee discounts on merchandise, food, and entry. Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance benefits after 3 months of employment. Paid leave accrual benefits after 4 months of employment


Are you an experienced part-time Nutrition Technician looking to work in a challenging, rewarding, and inspiring institution? San Antonio Zoo is looking for a qualified nutrition technician to join our herd of nutrition professionals dedicated to serving our diverse exotic animal residents. Do you want to be part of a dynamic nonprofit organization that focuses on educating young minds and securing a future for wildlife? If so, please read on!

Do you want to be part of a dynamic nonprofit organization that focuses on educating young minds and securing a future for wildlife? If so, please read on!

Fun perks include discounts on entry, food, and merchandise! If this sounds like your dream to use your knowledge and skills to be part of an organization sharing our passion for animal care, education, and conservation, apply today!

A DAY IN THE LIFE AS AN NUTRITION TECHNICIAN

A Nutrition Technician performs various tasks related to food storage, preparation, rotation, and sanitation, and after completion of training, you will expect to work independently with little supervision. While this position does not require direct contact with animals, responsibilities include following USDA regulations, delivering animal feed and hay, and cleaning zoo supplies.

You must be fully committed to San Antonio Zoo's mission to create awareness that inspires action to care for the wildlife we steward and animals we protect. You take pride in knowing your hard work is making a difference in wildlife conservation.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR NUTRITION TECHNICIAN

  • Associate degree in nutrition, wildlife management, zoology, biology, or related field is preferred.
  • Knowledge of animal nutrition, behavior, and biology is preferred.
  • Knowledge of food sanitation and food handling procedures is preferred.
  • A strong desire to work with animals as indicated by educational background and/or previous experience.
  • One-year zoo keeping or animal nutrition experience is preferred.
  • Successful completion of all online Training Curriculum by assigned deadline.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relations with team members.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be 18 years of age or older with a clean driving record for vehicle operation.
  • Responsibility for completion of all online training curriculum by assigned deadline.
  • Successful candidates must complete a pre-employment National Sex Offender Search, Criminal Background Check, Drug Screen, and TB test.
  • Must be able to work in varying climate and weather conditions (rain, snow, hot, or cold)

Do you have the ability to work independently with minimal direction? Do you adhere to the highest ethical standards at all times? Are you a problem solver with perseverance? Do you have organizational skills, follow-through, and attention to detail? If so, then you might be perfect for this nutrition technician position!

WORK SCHEDULE

Our operating hours are beginning at 5:00 am to 2 pm, this role's schedule is part-time.

ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR HERD?

All future zoo crew, please apply at sazoo.org and complete our application.

We look forward to meeting you!


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