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Zoological Aide - Asian Forest Sanctuary

Company: Metro Parks Tacoma
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Metro Parks Tacoma (MPT) is a CAPRA-accredited and AZA-accredited, independent park district that leads efforts to build a healthy, sustainable community. Metro Parks Tacoma is located in Tacoma, Washington. The system is comprised of many different park facilities that offer residents a variety of recreational opportunities. From waterfront access to local neighborhood parks to large regional facilities and attractions, the MPT system is both a local community asset and regional destination. OUR CORE VALUESThese eight core values will guide future decisions, business and operations, and the manner in which MPT treats staff, customers and the community: *Innovation *Excellence *Equity *Inclusiveness *Sustainability *Accountability *Safety *Fun POINT DEFIANCE ZOO & AQUARIUMPoint Defiance Zoo & Aquarium is the only combined zoo and aquarium in the Pacific Northwest. The 29-acre zoological park was established in 1905, and attracts over 800,000 visitors a year. It is nationally accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) and the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums (AMMPA), which ensure rigorously high standards of animal welfare, veterinary care, conservation, education and more. The Zoo sits within 700-acre Point Defiance Park, offering spectacular views of Mount Rainier, the Olympic Mountains and Puget Sound. Point Defiance Zoo is operated by Metro Parks Tacoma POSITION INFORMATIONUnder the direction of the Lead Staff Biologist, this position is responsible for performing specialized work in the care, observation and maintenance of an assigned zoological area at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium.In the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to conform to the following: * Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.* Interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers.* Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.* Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.* Observe applicable safety requirements, use safety equipment provided, implement appropriate safety practicesPDN-96c9e2a2-54ac-4c8a-ba2b-0ec34e9e6407

Keywords: Metro Parks Tacoma, Tacoma , Zoological Aide - Asian Forest Sanctuary, Other , Tacoma, Washington

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