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    Summary

    This position is located in the National Zoological Park (NZP), Smithsonian Institution (SI).  The employee is responsible for performing a variety of duties that ensure the proper care, feeding, exhibition, and propagation of a collection of zoo animals

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    Responsibilities

    • Provides for the daily care of Small Mammals in the collection.
    • Actively participates in the training and enrichment programs for Small Mammals collection animals.
    • Receives, inspects, stores, prepares, and issues food and dietary supplements, forage, and bedding materials;
    • Monitors Small Mammals collection animals for symptoms of illness, injuries, or other unusual conditions; and reports observations. 
    • Connects with visitors regarding animal natural history, conservation programs, natural habitats, status in the wild, care and feeding ofSmall Mammals and other topics of interest.
    • Assists professional and scientific personnel in carrying out studies of Small Mammals animal collections.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    09

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