Salary: $61,859.20 Grade: 34 (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 plan, organize, supervise and direct activities at the zoo, overseeing all aspects regarding the animals, zoo facilities, employees, volunteers and the visiting public.
Minimum Applicant Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Zoology or related field; supplemented by five (5) years of progressively responsible management experience in zoological programming and operations or related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and supervisory abilities for this job.
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Will be required to obtain a valid State of Louisiana Class D driver’s license within one (1) month of employment and maintain throughout employment for this classification.
Monday – Friday, may work weekends and holidays
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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