zoo keeper


The City of San Jose's Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services (PRNS) Department currently has two (2) Full-Time vacancies and multiple Part-Time vacancies for Zoo Keepers. 
 
Zoo Keepers perform work involving the care and feeding of zoo animals and maintenance of cages, enclosures, grounds and service areas at Happy Hollow Park & Zoo; they also work with animals under all types of climatic conditions to prepare them for presentations, capture and restraint, basic husbandry, and behavioral enrichment. In addition, they respond to general questions from the public regarding zoo animals.
 
Zookeepers must have the ability to enter animal areas and perform physical work (including lifting objects up to 50 lbs.)
 
For more information and to apply, go to www.sanjoseca.gov and click on the careers link at the bottom of the homepage or search for employment.
 

 Association of Zoos and Aquariums Happy Hollow FoundationSpecies Survival Plan