Salary: $41,745.60 Grade: 26 (Employees: Refer to Civil Service Rule VI.3.1 and VI.17 for promotional rate) Appointment to a position in the classified service shall be at the minimum of the corresponding pay range unless otherwise approved.
Benefits Offered: 17.94% employer retirement contribution; sick and vacation leave; health, dental, vision, and supplemental insurances offered.
Examination is announced to establish an employment list to fill vacancies in the Zoo department and future vacancies as they occur.
Kind of Work
The purpose of this classification is to promote conservation of wildlife and the mission of the City of Alexandria Zoo by developing educational programs, special events, and volunteer opportunities at the Zoo. Work is performed under the supervision of the Zoo Director.
Minimum Applicant Qualifications:
Associate’s degree in Zoology or related field required, Bachelor’s degree in Zoology or related field preferred; supplemented by two (2) years of experience in educational programming in a zoo, wildlife reserve or similar facility, or related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Will be required to obtain a valid Louisiana driver’s license at time of appointment and maintain throughout employment.
40 hours per week
Must have flexibility to work weekends, holidays, and evenings as needed
Kind of Examination
This examination may consist of a written test, a rating of training and experience, a performance test or any combination thereof deemed necessary to adequately screen and rank applicants. Examination notices will be sent out via email with a testing date, time, and location. Applicants must supply complete and accurate information concerning their previous training and experience including a detailed description of their work experience, the names and addresses of all previous employers and the dates of employment. The information is subject to verification.
Must include copies of driver’s license, diploma, GED, DD214, degree, etc. with application.
Accepting applications: Until filled
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