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    Summary

    This position is located in Smithsonian Institution, National Zoological Park. The purpose of this position would be to perform a variety of duties that ensure the proper preparation, procurement, and distribution of diets for all animals in the NZP collection.

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    Responsibilities

    • Receives work assignments and training to prepare for participation in the creation of an overall environment for collection animals, which ensures the health and welfare of the specimens and provides an enriching and memorable experience for the visiting public.
    • Performs a variety of duties under close supervision to develop skills that ensure the proper care, feeding, exhibition, and propagation of a collection of wild and exotic animals, many of which are rare and endangered.
    • Responsible for the daily care and feeding of assigned animals.
    • Performs duties involved in the receipt, inspection, storage, inventory, preparation, and issuance of food and dietary supplements, forage, and bedding materials.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    09

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