Saturday , February 24 2024

Busch Gardens Internships – Associate Trainer

Website Busch Garden

Job Description:

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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Job Requirements:

  • 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

Job Details:

Company: Busch Garden

Vacancy Type:  Part Time

Job Location: Orlando, FL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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