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Animal Care Supervisor

Animal Care Supervisor Position Summary: The Animal Care Supervisor is an energetic, front line supervisory position responsible for assisting the Animal Care Curator in managing area staff and animal collection. This position is primarily responsible for the organization of the animal commissary ensuring the highest quality of diets and supplies for The Living Desert’s animal collection, and is responsible for helping to oversee the enrichment program. This position will also help to move the animal training program ahead under the guidance of the Animal Care Curator. This position also performs the functions of Animal Care Keeper and able to follow instructions from Animal management. The Animal Care Supervisor must demonstrate […]

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Animal Care Keeper

The Living Desert Animal Care Keeper Job Posting The Living Desert is seeking qualified candidate to join our Animal Department Team as an Animal Care Keeper.  The areas include Wildlife Programs, WOW & Village Reptiles.  This is a key performing position that requires a motivated, dedicated team player who is willing to make a significant commitment to the organization.  This requires an enthusiastic individual with strong guest engagement skills, decision making skills and performance skills while demonstrating ability to work effectively with all levels of staff.   Successful candidates will demonstrate exceptional pubic speaking skills to conduct formal and informal presentations including a full amphitheater show.   This person will be essential within the area team in delivering uncompromising excellence in animal care, welfare and guest engagement. Position Summary: Reports to Animal Care […]

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Exhibit Curator

The Living Desert Zoo & Gardens in Palm Desert, CA, is conducting a nationwide search to fill the key role of Exhibit Curator. We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic professional who values conservation education to initiate, lead and manage all aspects of exhibitry development at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. The Exhibit Curator will coordinate with other internal teams including maintenance, animal care, and park services to provide mission-based guest experiences. A new Master Plan provides guidance and inspiration as we develop the conservation facility of the future. Important duties and responsibilities associated with this position include: Use a guest-centered approach to design, fabricate and maintain all […]

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Senior Animal Keeper

Position Summary: The Area Senior Keeper is an energetic, front line supervisory position responsible for assisting the Area Animal Care Manager in managing area staff and the area animal collection.  This position is responsible within  a specified area of the zoo to provide the highest quality daily care, husbandry and behavioral management of a defined portion of The Living Desert’s animal collections, and is responsible for the daily care of assigned animal exhibits and other associated animal facilities. This position also performs the functions of Animal Keeper and able to follow instructions from Animal management. Senior Animal Keeper must demonstrate significant knowledge of husbandry practices, be able to lead and […]

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Seasonal Part-Time Amusement Operator

This job includes driving an 11 to 13 tram vehicle, operating a carousel, and any special attractions for the year. Assist guests with park questions and be responsible for their own bank float. Must be able to stand for long periods of time and required to work in outdoor weather conditions with extreme heat or cold. Qualifications: Must have the ability to interact with a wide variety of people and to multi-task. Must be energetic with good communication skills, able to work with others as a team; must have strong problem solving skills and strong cash handling ability, details and numbers. Must be able to use a 2-way radio and […]

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