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� Ten years experience working with animals � experience with all animal groups and numerous species � including basic care and husbandry, enrichment and training, medication and assisting with medical procedures, habitat construction and maintenance, behavior observation, catch-up and handling. � Over ten years experience communicating with the public in some capacity � have worked as a counselor, educator, and have done some retail work. Most recently, as Animal Care Center Supervisor, I have to relate daily to both employees and members of the public. As a Zookeeper, it was part of my job to speak with the public both formally and informally, educating them on the various animals in my care and acting as a park representative. I have also done some media spots. � Supervisory experience � currently oversee the day-to-day operations of an Animal Shelter with roughly 26 employees. As a Senior Keeper I ran the Primate Department and oversaw the keepers there. Have also instructed and supervised keeper trainees, interns, volunteers, and students. As a relief crisis counselor I oversaw the residents and the day-to-day running of a Women�s Shelter during any eight hour shift. � Highly computer and internet literate. Strong library or internet research skills; strong organizational skills in all facets of my work; good record keeping ability � both in database and hard copy formats. Some experience with webpage design and html. � Accustomed to hard physical labor under varying weather conditions, frequently outside. Accustomed to long hours - often on my feet, problem solving under pressure, working unsupervised or as part of a team. Highly adaptable and have a strong interest in gaining new knowledge and skills.

Pet Caretaker

Fort Worth, TX

About Me


Personal & Home Services


Pet Caretaker

Ideal Companies:

Any organization that has animal welfare as its main purpose.

Education level:


Will Relocate:



Fort Worth, TX

Major Responsibilities

Supervise day-to-day operations Interact with public

Work Experiences

8/2007 - 10/2007



  • Supervise daily operations of shelter

2/2005 - 8/2007

Fort Worth Zoo

Entry Level

  • Hospital keeper



Master Degree

State University of NY at Albany

  • Biological Anthropology


Bachelor Degree

University of AZ

  • Anthropology/Psychology