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As an Associate Trainer you will support training sessions and provide important support for a wide variety of zoological animal areas and programs. You will perform daily husbandry tasks, including administering vitamins and medications as directed, preparing food, and maintaining a safe and sanitary working area for all animal habitats.
- Observe animals and report any abnormalities to supervisor and team
- Perform supportive speaking roles in education and general public presentations.
- Provide and maintain a work environment that follows the established guidelines and safety procedures set by the department and park
- Work with animals using behavioral modification techniques as instructed
- Responsible for food preparation and storage
- Consistently display consideration, tolerance, cooperation, open communication, and reliability
- Maintain all animal records and equipment
- Proactively engage with guests and respond to guest inquiries
- Ability to become proficient in the application of behavioral modification techniques used at SeaWorld.
- Able to demonstrate strong verbal communication skills and enthusiastically share a passion for animals and conservation with our guests.
- Previous Marine Mammal Training and or Bird of Prey experience preferred
- Must be comfortable speaking to large groups of people on stage during presentations
- SCUBA certified and have the ability to pass a dive physical
- Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Biology, or a related field preferred
- Able to complete provided CPR training/certification
- Proficient in talking on a microphone to large crowds of guests
Qualification & Experience:
- Work a flexible schedule/hours based on business need, to include opening, mid-, and closing shifts; nights, weekends, and holidays
- Perform the following physical activities: kneeling, squatting, bend floor-to waist/waist-to-overhead, reach overhead, simple grasp and fine hand manipulation tasks (use of tools/keyboard/writing)
- Position engages in extensive walking and standing throughout entire work shift and climb/ascend heights, if needed
- Perform cleaning duties, including use of cleaning chemicals
- Ability to work indoors and outdoors, in varying weather, to include extreme heat.
- Must be flexible in work locations as placement will depend on business needs and career development opportunities
- Position may be exposed to fumes, dust, odors and cold/heat temperature extremes
- Ability to lift, push, pull and/or carry up to 50 lbs.
- At least 18 years old
- A valid state driver’s license and be able to obtain a company driver’s license
Company: Busch Garden
Vacancy Type: Part Time
Job Location: Orlando, FL, US
Application Deadline: N/A