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No.: P-71811 Name: Zoologist
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 07/31/18 05:00PM
Exam Date: 09/29/18 08:30AM Price: N/A
Salary: CSEA Salary Group 8

Description of Duties

This position, in the Department of Parks, Seneca Park Zoo, is responsible for the care and feeding of zoo animals, and the upkeep and maintenance of zoo property. This position is distinguished from Zookeeper in that the incumbent has responsibility for a broad area of researching and studying the animal collection and making recommendations on management systems. Work is performed both inside and outside zoo buildings in a variety of weather conditions including heat, cold, high humidity, rain and snow. Employees are exposed to the hazards and diseases of the zoological animal collection as a routine part of their duties. The work involves moving items weighing a maximum of forty (40) pounds. Employees may be required to work a varying schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays. The employee reports directly to and works under the general supervision of a higher level staff member. Direct supervision may be exercised over subordinate staff.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must be permanently employed in the non-competitive class in the Monroe County Department of Parks and must have served continuously on a permanent basis for twenty-four (24) months holding the position of Zookeeper immediately preceding the date of the written test.

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