Employment opportunities in EE
- Zoo Supervisor, Birds
Minnesota Zoological Garden
Apple Valley, MN
$ 22.45-$ 32.59 hourly, $ 46,876-$ 68,048 annually
Closing Date: 07/31/2012
Working Title: Birds Supervisor
Hiring Agency: Minnesota Zoological Garden
Location: Apple Valley
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Posting Number: 12MZG000065
Employment Conditions: Permanent, Full-time
Work Shift: Day Shift
Days of Work: Varies , 07:00 AM-06:30 PM
Travel Required: no
Job Grouping: Environmental Sciences
Classified Status: Classified
The Minnesota Zoo has a position opening for a full-time Bird Supervisor. This incumbent will oversee a diverse collection of birds and butterflies. This includes providing direct supervision of the avian animal care staff. The position requires leadership ability and strong interpersonal skills.
Days and hours of work will vary.
Master of Science, Bachelors of Science major, or Associate of Science in Biology, Zoology, Wildlife Management, or closely related discipline; AND
Two years of supervisory or lead work experience that includes effectively giving verbal and written work instructions, directing and mentoring subordinate staff, working with clients and visitors, and performing duties with minimum supervision; AND
Three years of experience in a zoo or aquarium (or other formal educations setting)providing direct care for a diverse collection of live birds.
Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications must also provide detailed additional information in the following seven areas in order to be considered:
1) Experience in avian exhibition, propagation, and record keeping;
2) Experience in butterfly exhibition and propagation;
3) Experience in diet preparation and monitoring;
4) Experience with exhibit and animal holding sanitation, modification, and maintenance;
5) Experience in long and short term program planning
6) Experience in budget preparation and management;
7) Experience in supervising or lead work.
PLEASE NOTE: YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR AN INTERVIEW IF YOU DO NOT MEET THE MINIMUM QULAIFICAITONS FOR THE POSITION AND DO NOT PROVIDE ON YOUR RESUME THE ADDITITIONAL INFORMATION.
The selection process is a resume-based, skill-matching process. Resumes of all applicants to this posting will be evaluated against the Minimum Qualifications stated above. If your skills match the required skills for this position, the department may contact you.
If you have already submitted a resume to this database within the last 12 months that clearly identifies your knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience, you do not need to submit another.
How to Apply:
Most State selection processes utilize a resume-based screening process. You will be contacted by agency staff if your background best matches the selection criteria on this job posting. To apply for this position, click the APPLY box found at the bottom of this job announcement. For additional information about the State's selection process, go to <http://www.careers.state.mn.us/job-tip>.
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- Posted: 6/15/12
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