Facilitator (Zoo)

The Facilitator reports directly to the Assistant Executive Steward with direction from Catering Team as needed. Responsibilities include completing all physical set-up and tear down of all Tea Room functions and maintenance of Tea Room front of house (FOH) including exteriors. Assumes full responsibilities of Steward as directed at all event venues as needed.

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Aquarist III (Aquarium)

The Audubon Aquarium of the Americas is looking for an mid-level Aquarist with at least two years experience in a public aquarium setting to add to our Husbandry Team. The desired candidate would have a strong background in aquarium science working with a wide variety of taxa. It is preferred but not required that the candidate have experience managing and breeding syngnathids in accordance with all AZA guidelines and SSP recommendations. Experience starting or maintaining live food cultures and live food enrichments would be highly valued. We are looking for someone who is interested in building teams, growing programs, leading the industry in best practices, and making an impact on our guests.

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Data Entry Specialist (Zoo)

The Member Services Data Entry Specialist supports the mission of Audubon Nature Institute by processing gift entry for the Member Services Department utilizing Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge. Reporting to the Member Services Processing Manager, the Data Entry Specialist maintains the quality and integrity of Audubon Nature Institute’s donor database, seeks efficient processes, proactively communicates relevant training issues to both the Processing Manager and Sales Manager, and performs duties in a timely manner within specified deadlines

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Sous Chef (Club House)

Must possess knowledge of the culinary profession and of the problems relevant to the direct management of the kitchen. Compose daily specials, utilize by-products, demonstrate specific culinary techniques and have knowledge of elementary cost accounting. Must exhibit leadership and be able to direct kitchen personnel to attain effective results.

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Guest Engagement Educator (Aquarium)

Guest Engagement Educators interpret the animal collection and conservation initiatives of the Audubon Nature Institute. Guest Engagement Educators assist in the creation, scheduling and presentation, of engaging, educational presentations in all areas of the facilities. Guest Engagement educators will work hands-on with a wide range of non-releasable wildlife and animal ambassadors. Primary responsibilities will include the following: creation of high-energy programming, public speaking, animal handling and direct interaction with guests. They are expected to provide excellent customer service. Guest Engagement Educators are also expected to provide conservation messaging in all interactions with guests.

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Birthday, Cabana & Shelters Supervisor (Zoo)

The Shelters, Cabanas and Birthday Supervisor assists with booking birthday parties, Cool Zoo cabanas, Audubon Park shelter rentals and issuing park events permits. 

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Chief Ranger (Nature Center)

The purpose of the Chief Ranger position is to ensure the successful daily operations, facility management, integration of conservation initiatives, and programmatic success of Audubon Louisiana Nature Center. In addition to these duties, the Chief Ranger must cultivate effective relationships with our guests, visitors, and all levels of staff of Audubon Nature Institute. This position closely collaborates with the Education Department to ensure the operational, conservation, guest and community engagement priorities of Audubon Louisiana Nature Center are met. The Chief Ranger is responsible for supervising, mentoring and training direct reports; effectively managing budgets for financial efficiency and programmatic success; and strategic planning to achieve national esteem and recognition for Audubon Louisiana Nature Center.

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Entomologist I - III (Insectarium)

Provides education to the public about ABGI’s animals and exhibits when working on museum floor. Provides animal care of ABGI’s living collection at assigned facility (ABGI or Insect Rearing Facility (IRF).

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Security Officer 11pm - 7am

The Security Officer ensures the safety of guests, staff, collection of animals and property.

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Associate Veterinarian (Audubon Species Survival Center)

The Associate Veterinarian for FMASSC assists in managing all aspects of animal medical care and animal health management for the Freeport McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center (FMASSC), which includes the Alliance for Sustainable Wildlife and the Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species.

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Concessions Supervisor (Aquarium)

A concession supervisor will be responsible for the daily operations of the concession stand assigned on a daily basis. This position will be responsible for the supervision of concession workers, inventories, and revenue management. This position will also be responsible for training, pre-shift meetings and customer satisfaction.

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Keeper I-IV Swamp (Zoo)

Audubon Zoo is seeking a dependable and highly motivated keeper to join our Swamp Staff and be a part of a dynamic, growing team in our Louisiana Swamp Exhibit. This keeper position will be working in Audubon Zoo's Louisiana Swamp Exhibit and Jaguar Jungle. Both of these exhibits are among the finest examples of the integration of culture and animals. The Louisiana Swamp Exhibit focuses on local species and the Cajun culture; while, Jaguar Jungle focuses on the meso-American region and the Mayan culture. The Zoo is currently constructing the next phase of Jaguar Jungle which will be incorporating a nocturnal house to the exhibit. The Zoo is also in an exciting growth phase with many new projects currently underway along with a number of future exhibit enhancements planned within the zoo. Our ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about local and Latin American wildlife, integrates Audubon Zoo is seeking a dependable and highly motivated keeper to join our Swamp Staff and be a part modern best practices into their daily work, and is dedicated to enrichment.

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Engineer 2nd Class Air Conditioning (Audubon Species Survival Center)

Reporting to the Chief of Operations the Second Class Engineer required to perform duties related to the day to day operations of the department in regards to maintenance, monitoring and repairing and documentation of all engineering (heating, a/c ventilation) systems and equipment. 

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Line Cook (Clubhouse)

Line Cook is responsible for all daily culinary prep work. Line cook is responsible for accuracy, food quality and presentation of orders to the Guests in a timely fashion. 

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Prep Cook (Zoo)

The Prep Cook is primarily responsible for all basic and intermediary culinary prep work and food presentation duties for private events. Reporting to the Executive Chef and receiving additional direction from the Sous Chef and Lead and First Cook, the Prep Cook’s position is directly responsible for culinary preparation and presentation of catering food, including the dish up of meals for any Audubon facility.

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Assistant Curator of Primates (Zoo)

Assistant Curator (AC) is a mid-level, supervisory position requiring the individual to be an active participant in the routine care, collection planning, and management of a diverse collection of primates, including great apes. Although their primary responsibility is with the animals and staff of the Primates section, AC’s aid the Mammals Curator in managing the animals and personnel of the entire Mammals division. The job entails animal health, welfare, and enrichment, staff scheduling and job assignments, staff guidance and feedback, exhibit quality and working to provide a quality visitor experience.

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Member Services Sales Manager (Zoo)

Reporting to the Senior Director for Advancement, the Member Services Sales Manager is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Membership Service Office (telephone support), as well as admissions flow and procedure at the Zoo, Aquarium, and Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. The Manager assists in efforts to maintain and expand the member base, and is responsible for managing all aspects of service delivery to uphold service quality standards and strengthen member loyalty.

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