Full Time Animal Care Specialist (Highland Stables)

The Animal Care Specialist position is responsible for:


Participate in daily training sessions, health maintenance, and presentations.

Daily guest interactions at zoological areas. These may include talks at on the sidewalks, animal photo sessions, or behind the scenes tours.

Daily cleaning and maintenance of animal enrichment and exhibit.

Developing animal conditioning skills and techniques.

Maintaining each animal’s current level of behaviors.

Working with senior staff and Zoological Supervisor to develop new behaviors and training goals for each animal.

Contribute to Daily, weekly, and monthly record keeping.

Demonstrating the understanding of zoological SOPs and completing in-house dart gun training.

Assisting on an as required basis with outside events and public relations.

Candidates with the following qualifications will be considered:

High School diploma or GED required.

College level courses or degree in psychology or one of the biological sciences preferred.

Minimum of two years experience in animal care and training at a recognized Zoological or animal care facility preferred.


Busch Gardens is an equal opportunity employer and supports a safe and drug free workplace.

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