Jobs

We are currently fully staffed at our seasonal Aquatic and Avian exhibits.  We will still accept applicants and will retain resumes in the event an opening becomes available and will contact applicants at that time.  Thank you for your interest in Living Exhibits.

 

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  • Part Time Animal Care Specialist-Memphis

     

    Title: Animal Care Specialist- Memphis Zoo Stingray Bay /St Louis Zoo Caribbean Cove
    Employment Status:
    Non-Exempt, Seasonal: Part time positions available
    Pay Rate: $10 to $13 based on experience

    As an Animal Care Specialist, you are responsible, under the direction of your Exhibit Supervisor, for all aspects of poolside exhibit operation including, but not limited to basic animal husbandry including care, diet prep, feeding, observation of animals and interpretation of exhibit animals to zoo visitors.

    Currently the Memphis Zoo and St Louis Zoo have Stingray and Shark exhibits that are operated by Living Exhibits and employees working at that exhibit are hired by Living Exhibits.  Living Exhibits, Inc. designs, builds and maintains interactive animal exhibits for zoos, aquariums and museums across the country. This exhibit is a touch-tank marine aquatic exhibit featuring sharks and stingrays.

    Responsibilities:

    • Communicate effectively with all members of the Living Exhibits team, all host institution personnel, volunteers, guests and any others that come into contact as a result of Living Exhibits operations;
    • Perform daily animal husbandry duties including, but not limited to:
      • Interact with guests, including discussing the exhibit, the animals, conservation issues and answering questions;
      • Provide educational and interpretive information to all host institution personnel and volunteers as necessary;
        • Cleaning and maintenance of animal exhibits;
        • Preparation of food and feeding of animals;
        • Observation of animals for injuries, disease and behavioral changes;
        • Necessary care and medical treatment of injured or sick animals;
        • Help to maintain records for feeding & health care
    • Keep a clean and orderly work space including proper care and maintenance of department facilities and equipment;

    Qualifications:

    • High School Diploma
    • Some College Work. Preference for interviews will be given to those with Bachelors degree or pursuing Bachelors degree in zoology, animal husbandry, a related field or equivalent experience or;
    • One year practical experience in the care and interpretation of animals; zoo and aquarium animal related experience a plus;
    • Basic knowledge of the animals featured in our exhibits (stingrays & sharks), their care and general conservation issues;
    • Basic understanding of animal enrichment and animal training using positive reinforcement;
    • Must be comfortable speaking to and interacting with guests, the media, and employees and volunteers of the host institutions;
    • Able to perform physical tasks including occasional lifting of moderate to heavy loads (up to 60 lbs), climbing of ladders and ability to work in elevated conditions. Able to work in salt water and handle shell fish (marine exhibits).

    Employment Status: Non-Exempt, Part Time, Seasonal
    Pay Rate: Based on Experience

     

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    • Exhibit Supervisor

      Title: Avian Exhibit Supervisor- Buffalo Zoo
      Employment Status: Exempt, Seasonal
      Salary: Based on Experience
      Reports to: Manager of Avian Animal Care

      Job purpose:
      Living Exhibits, Inc. designs, builds and maintains interactive animal exhibits for zoos, aquariums and museums across the country. Currently these exhibits include walk-in aviaries
      featuring Australian parrot species and touch-tank marine aquatic exhibits featuring sharks and stingrays. The goals of such programs are to increase the value of the guests’ experience, further our customers’ zoological mission and do so in a fiscally viable manner.

      As an Avian Exhibit Supervisor, you have direct supervision of all aspects of the exhibit including animal care and health, all husbandry duties, daily exhibit maintenance operation as well as interaction with guests and the leadership of host institutions. The Exhibit Supervisor serves as the point of contact for customer relations and customer satisfaction. It is imperative that all duties are performed in a consistent, accurate, informative and entertaining manner. This position should be fun for you and the guests.

      Qualifications:

                  1. Bachelors degree in zoology, animal husbandry, a related field or equivalent experience;
                  2. Three years practical experience in the care and interpretation of animals; avian and zoo animal related experience a plus;
                  3. Thorough knowledge of the animals featured in our exhibits, their care and general conservation issues;
                  4. Understanding of animal enrichment and animal training using positive reinforcement;
                  5. Must be comfortable speaking to and interacting with guests, the media, and employees and volunteers of the host institutions;
                  6. Basic computer knowledge including E-mail, Word & Excel;
                  7. Able to perform physical tasks including occasional lifting of moderate to heavy loads (up to 60 lbs), climbing of ladders and ability to work in elevated conditions. Able to work in salt water and handle shell fish (marine exhibits).

      Responsibilities:

                  1. Communicate effectively with Living Exhibits Management, vendors, all host institution personnel, volunteers, guests and any others that come into contact as a result of Living Exhibits operations;
                  2. Supervise and train Living Exhibits staff in animal husbandry, exhibit operation and animal interpretation to guarantee all duties are performed within company standards;
                  3. Supervise onsite inventory and handle ordering and acquisition of all food and operating supplies through the Living Exhibits office;
                  4. Perform daily animal husbandry including, but not limited to:
                    • Cleaning and maintenance of animal exhibits;
                    • Preparation of food and feeding of animals;
                    • Observation of animals for injuries, disease and behavioral changes;
                    • Oversee and complete necessary care and medical treatment of injured or sick animals;
                    • Maintain records for feeding, health care, facility and life support operation;
                    • Operate and maintain life support equipment;
                  5. Keep a clean and orderly work space including proper care and maintenance of department facilities and equipment;
                  6. Provide necessary educational and interpretive training to all host institution personnel and volunteers;
                  7. As an aid to the Manager of Avian Exhibits, serve as a liaison with host facility personnel to problem solve, promote a productive relationship and ensure good customer satisfaction;
                  8. Interact with guests, including discussing the exhibit, the animals, conservation issues and answering questions;
                  9. Completion of projects and other duties as assigned including travel to other exhibits.

      Send Resumes & Cover Letters to (Please note Avian in subject line): admin@livingexhibits.com

      All employees of Living Exhibits are subject to employment eligibility and background security checks as well testing for illegal substance use as allowed by law.

       

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      • Animal Care Specialist I

        TITLE: Animal Care Specialist I- Buffalo Zoo Avian Exhibit/ Mystic Aquarium Avian Exhibit
                    
        Employment Status: Non-Exempt, Seasonal
        Pay Rate: Based on Experience
        Reports to: Exhibit Supervisor; Manager of Avian Animal Care

        Job purpose:
        Living Exhibits, Inc. designs, builds and maintains interactive animal exhibits for zoos, aquariums and museums across the country. Currently these exhibits include walk-in aviaries featuring Australian parrot species and touch-tank marine aquatic exhibits featuring sharks and stingrays. The goals of such programs are to increase the value of the guests’ experience, further our customers’ zoological mission and do so in a fiscally viable manner.

        As an Avian Animal Care Specialist at Boomerang Island, you are responsible, under the direction of your Exhibit Supervisor, for all aspects of exhibit operation including animal care and health, exhibit maintenance and operation, interaction with guests and the leadership of host institutions. It is imperative that all duties are performed in a consistent, accurate, informative and entertaining manner. This position should be fun for you and the guests.

        Qualifications:

                    1. High School Diploma
                    2. Some College Work. Preference for interviews will be given to those with Bachelors degree or pursuing Bachelors degree in zoology, animal husbandry, a related field or equivalent experience or;
                    3. One year practical experience in the care and interpretation of animals; avian and zoo  animal related experience a plus;
                    4. Basic knowledge of the animals featured in our exhibits (parrots and kookaburras), their care and general conservation issues;
                    5. Basic understanding of animal enrichment and animal training using positive reinforcement;
                    6. Must be comfortable speaking to and interacting with guests, the media, and employees and volunteers of the host institutions;
                    7. Able to perform physical tasks including occasional lifting of moderate to heavy loads (up to 60 lbs), climbing of ladders and ability to work in elevated conditions.

        Responsibilities:

                    1. Communicate effectively with all members of the Living Exhibits team, all host institution personnel, volunteers, guests and any others that come into contact as a result of Living Exhibits operations;
                    2. Perform daily animal husbandry duties including, but not limited to:
                      o Cleaning and maintenance of animal exhibits;
                      o Preparation of food and feeding of animals;
                      o Observation of animals for injuries, disease and behavioral changes;
                      o Necessary care and medical treatment of injured or sick animals;
                      o Maintain records for feeding, health care, facility and life support operation;
                      o Operate and maintain life support equipment;
                    3. Keep a clean and orderly work space including proper care and maintenance of department facilities and equipment;
                    4. Provide educational and interpretive information to all host institution personnel and volunteers as necessary;
                    5. As an aid to the Exhibit Supervisor, serve as a liaison with host facility personnel to problem solve, promote a productive relationship and ensure good customer satisfaction;
                    6. Interact with guests, including discussing the exhibit, the animals, conservation issues and answering questions;
                    7. Completion of projects and other duties as assigned including travel to other exhibits.

        Send Resumes & Cover Letters (please note Avian in Subject line) to: admin@livingexhibits.com

        All employees of Living Exhibits are subject to employment eligibility and background security checks as well testing for illegal substance use as allowed by law.

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