Animal Trainer

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Animal Trainer
Saudi Arabia

Join the team of WZC in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia!

Worldwide Zoo Consultants (WZC) is thrilled to partner with an exciting new project in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia. The project entails the management of a state-of-the-art VVIP private animal facility operation dedicated to the comprehensive care of a diverse range of animal species (both terrestrial and aquatic, domestic and exotic). The collection begins with ungulates, reptiles, insects, birds and fish with plans to expand by introducing primates and other mammals in subsequent phases.

Worldwide Zoo Consultants is seeking a passionate and responsible Animal Trainer to join our team. As an Animal Trainer, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the well-being and welfare of our animal residents.

  • Animal Care & Training Sessions:
    • Assess the behavior of each animal.
    • Assess the behavioral needs of the animals and develop training plans tailored to individual species and personalities.
    • Use positive reinforcement techniques to reward desired behaviors and discourage unwanted ones.
    • Implement conditioning exercises to improve an animal’s physical fitness, agility, and coordination.
    • Maintain a safe and comfortable environment for the animals in their care.
    • Monitor the physical and emotional well-being of the animals, providing appropriate care and medical attention as needed.
    • Ensure that animals receive proper nutrition, exercise, and social interaction
  • Record Keeping:
    • Maintain detailed records of the animal’s progress, including training milestones, behavioral changes, and any concerns.
    • Document training plans, notes, and recommendations for each animal.
  • Enrichment and Observation:
    • Assist in the development and implementation of enrichment programs to promote the mental and physical well-being of the animal.
    • Conduct behavioral observations to monitor and assess the animal’s behavior.
  • Visitor Engagement:
    • Engage with visitors and provide information about the animals and their conservation needs.
    • Answer questions and contribute to the educational experience of our guests.
  • Team Collaboration:
    • Work collaboratively with other animal care staff to ensure seamless operations.
    • Assist in maintaining proper inventory levels of food and supplies.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of hands-on experience in animal care with a diverse array of animal species.
  • In-depth knowledge of animal husbandry, enrichment, dietary planning, and behavioral observation.
  • Exceptional communication, collaboration, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Computer literate (MS Office) proficiency with computers and ZIMS software applications.
  • High school or college level course work desirable with

Why Worldwide Zoo Consultants (WZC)?:

At WZC, we are renowned for our unwavering commitment to delivering top-tier service and expertise to our clients. Drawing upon our extensive experience and strong affiliations with globally esteemed zoological organizations such as WAZA, AZA, EAZA, and ZAA, we bring unparalleled knowledge and passion to every project.

About Worldwide Zoo Consultants (WZC):

Worldwide Zoo Consultants is a global leader specializing in the creation, development, and management of a wide spectrum of specialized animal facilities and projects. Our portfolio spans from the design and management of zoological parks, public aquariums, and animal sanctuaries to the curation of living museums and the establishment of immersive, animal-based educational centers.

Join us in this exciting opportunity to contribute to the management and operations of a world-class animal facility in the heart of Saudi Arabia.

Please send a one-page cover letter with your resume to with the position you are applying for in the subject line.

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