|Opening Date||12/27/2018 12:00:00 AM|
|Closing Date||1/16/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Type of Recruitment||Open Competitive|
|Salary||Yearly: $27,870.00/Min - $34,838.00/Mid|
|Shift Hours||8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Weekends/Holidays Required|
|Agency||DNREC/Office of Natural Res/Parks and Recreation|
Brandywine Zoo: (1001 N. Park Dr, Wilmington, DE, 19802)
|Contact Name||DNREC Human Resources|
Come work at The Brandywine Zoo which is managed by Delaware State Parks with the support of the Delaware Zoological Society. This quaint facility is home to a variety of species of mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians. At Brandywine Zoo, visitors return again and again to see our animals in natural settings. Come see our Golden Lion Tamarins, red pandas, Andean condors, Florida bobcat, sandhill crane, burrowing owls, pygmy goats, llama, rhea, and the world's largest rodent, the capybara. And little ones love the petting zoo!
Click here to learn more about the Brandywine Zoo!
Applicants who do not possess the preferred qualification will still be eligible to compete for this position if job requirements are met.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Animal Keeper
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. DNREC does not provide sponsorship for holders of H-1 B Visas.
Criminal background check: A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire. The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.
As a condition of hire you must possess a valid driver's license (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).
Applicants must provide proof of negative Tuberculosis test within the last 12 months before start date.
The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content. Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.
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