Small Animal Keeper – Reptiles and Fish

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Worldwide Zoo Consultants is a global leader in the creation, development, and management of a wide variety of specialized animal facilities and projects. From Zoological Parks, Public Aquariums and Animal Sanctuaries, to living museums and immersive animal-based education centers.

Worldwide Zoo Consultants is seeking an enthusiastic and knowledgeable Small Animal Keeper with a specialization in reptiles and fish. As a Small Animal Keeper, you will play a vital role in providing expert advice, reporting and anomoles, maintaining high standards of animal care.

  • Animal Care and Husbandry:
    • Provide expert care and husbandry for animals, ensuring their well-being and health.
    • Maintain clean and safe enclosures, including tanks and terrariums.
    • Maintain accurate records for all animals under your care.
  • Customer Service:
    • Offer exceptional customer service by providing information and guidance to the client on reptile and fish care, habitat setup, handling of animals, and product selection.
  • Enclosure Setup and Maintenance:
    • Monitor life support systems maintaining reptile and fish habitats, including providing guidance on filtration systems, decorative elements, plantings, lighting, and heating.
    • Regularly clean animal enclosures, tanks, and display areas.
    • Replace substrate, water, and decor as necessary.
    • Ensure that the animal areas and environments are clean, organized, and free of hazards.
    • Monitor and perform routine maintenance on equipment for reptile and fish habitats, including filtration systems, lighting, and heating.
    • Knowledge of small animals, reptile and fish species, their care requirements, and common health issues.
  • Working environment:
    • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team.
    • A passion for animals and their welfare.
    • The ability to grow through supplied advanced training and education. 
  • Previous experience working with small animals, preferably with a focus on reptiles and fish.
  • Strong knowledge of small animal, reptile and fish care, including habitat requirements and nutritional needs.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and communication skills.
  • Enthusiasm for sharing knowledge and passion with others.
  • Ability to lift and carry items, including bags of pet food and aquarium equipment.
  • Dedication to the welfare and well-being of animals in your care.

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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