Zoological Park Foreman

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Location: Rochester, NY Name: Zoological Park Foreman
Type: County Department Job Announcements Deadline: 02/20/18 05:00PM
Price: N/A
Salary: $26,946 - $34,174 annually

Description of Duties

This is a supervisory position responsible for the general maintenance and operation of a large zoological facility, its animal collection, and surrounding park area.  Employees are exposed to the hazards and diseases of the zoological animal collection as a routine part of their duties and work under a variety of schedules and conditions including working inside and outside of zoo buildings in all types of weather.  The employee reports directly to, and works under, the Zoological Park Director or other higher level staff member.  General supervision is exercised over Grounds Equipment Operators.  Does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, plus EITHER:

(A)  Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in one of the natural Sciences, or in Biology, Zoology, Conservation Biology, Wildlife Management, Animal Science, or a closely related field; OR,

(B)  Two (2) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience in the feeding and care of animals and birds in a public or private zoo; OR,

(C)  An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to indicate ability to do the work.

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