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Animal Keepers work for a variety of settings hosting animals, such as zoos, wildlife sanctuaries, veterinary clinics, and pet shops. Typical work responsibilities of an Animal Keeper are feeding animals, providing fresh drinking water, administering medication, grooming animals, cleaning cages, and making sure that animals’ exercising needs are being met. Resume samples in the field highlight skills like being able to interact with animals when they are scared or aggressive, physical strength, stamina, monitoring skills, problem solving, and compassion. Degrees in animal science or zoology are often seen on Animal Keeper resumes.

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Animal Keeper

  • Responsible for feeding and daily care of animals, including Cougars, Otters, Owls, Eagles, and Bears
  • Educated travelers of all ages on flora and fauna of Appalachian Mountains, specifically animals
  • Enriched animals through a variety of means, including toys, special diets, and other sensory objects
  • Record keeping of each animal held, including medicinal and dietary needs
  • Assisted with surgeries when necessary, alongside wildlife vet
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BA
Sustainable Development
2

Animal Keeper Internship Nov

  • Load & feed out specific foods and medications for 200 big cats.
  • Supervise sections to ensure all safety for keepers and visitors.
  • Analyze daily eating patterns for each animal and record any changes in diet or behaviors.
  • Responsible for overseeing private beach area for safety and cleanliness.
  • Sign up and orchestrate boat trips, parasailing and jet ski rentals.
  • Work closely with the affiliated hotel management for guest services.
Candidate Info
9
months in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BS
Media Production
3

Animal Keeper Internship

  • Preparing various food diets for multiple species of animals
  • Caring for both exotic and domestic species
  • Conditioning training experience
  • Handling and restraining different types of animals
  • Administering oral, subcutaneous, and intramuscular medications
  • Zoology Club member
  • Volunteer experience at an equestrian center and lake preserve
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BS
Zoology
4

Animal Keeper Intern

  • Daily exotic animal husbandry
  • Routine and emergency animal handling
  • Animal enclosure construction and maintenance
  • Novel enrichment creation
  • New volunteer training
  • Medical treatment administration under veterinary direction
  • Presenting in educational tours and public event
  • Record keeping in logs and ZIMS database
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BS
Zoology

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