Friday, October 25, 2013

Zoological Manager

 Zoological Manager – Disney’s Animal Kingdom Savannas

Job Posting Title        Zoological Manager – Disney’s Animal Kingdom Savannas

Job Description        The Walt Disney Company is a world-class entertainment and technological leader. Walt’s passion was to continuously envision new ways to move audiences around the world—a passion that remains our touchstone in an enterprise that stretches from theme parks, resorts and a cruise line to sports, news, movies and a variety of other businesses. Uniting each endeavor is a commitment to creating and delivering unforgettable experiences — and we’re constantly looking for new ways to enhance these exciting experiences. Bring your individual talents here and discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

It takes people to make the dream a reality.” Walt was on to something when he said that, and it continues to ring true today. No matter the stage in your career, being a part of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts means being a part of a team where you help bring innovation to life through unsurpassed products, services and most importantly remarkable experiences. As a Cast Member you are the steward and connection to our legacy and the backbone of our thriving innovations. Join our team and watch your dreams come true.

This person will work on a management team with two other Zoological Managers and report to the Animal Operations Manager Disney's Animal Kingdom.

Responsibilities        Primary responsibility is the day-to-day leadership and supervision of salaried frontline animal keepers and hourly keeper associates. Assist in all aspects of managing the animal collection at Disney's Animal Kingdom Savanna team. Assist with animal acquisition, husbandry programs, daily maintenance, animal enrichment, behavior modification, exhibit design, staff selection and development. Ensures the delivery of a quality Guest experience. Partner with operations, maintenance, research, veterinary, education and horticulture departments.

Basic Qualifications        
  • Nine years combined animal management and post-high school education with at least five years of animal management experience at an AZA accredited or equivalent facility.
  • Demonstrated experience in the management of specific animals.
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability.

Preferred Qualifications        
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Experience managing African ungulates and birds in mixed species habitats.
  • Experience with structured guest experience and special event coordination.

Preferred Education        
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Required Education        
  • High School degree or equivalent

Additional Information        ©Disney is an equal opportunity employer. Drawing Creativity from Diversity.

Primary Location-City        Lake Buena Vista

Primary Location-State        FL

Primary Location-Country        US

Auto req ID        138046BR

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