About Assiniboine Park Conservancy
Creating the future vision for one of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada’s most prized treasures, Assiniboine Park Conservancy (APC) located at 55 Pavilion Crescent in Winnipeg is the not-for-profit organization that oversees Assiniboine Park’s operations and ensures its ongoing redevelopment and financial viability. Our team is inspired to create and deliver extraordinary experiences for the people who visit and use the Park and Zoo including building friendly, supportive, effective relationships with stakeholders, community and the general public.
We are currently seeking a General Curator, Animal Care to join our dynamic animal management team. We are seeking an experienced, engaging, people focussed zoo curator who thrives in a conservation minded organization. We are looking for someone who is a collaborative team player and understands the intricacies of providing a world class guest experience while still ensuring the welfare of the animals in our care. We need someone who is a hands on manager and understands the importance of visibility as a leader.
Reporting directly to the Senior Director, Animal Care & Conservation, this role will play a key role in our animal management team and will be responsible for leading the care and curation of our zoological collection of over 200 animal species. This role plays an integral part in ensuring our husbandry and animal behaviour management practices are upheld to the highest level of accredited zoological practices while still supporting the guest experience. This role is a hands on role and will oversee the day to day animal care team working closely with their direct reports (Curators, Registrar) to ensure the welfare of all animals in our care.
What you will do:
What you need to demonstrate to be successful in this role:
What we have to offer:
This is a permanent, full time position located in Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada located at 55 Pavilion Crescent (postal code R3P 2N6). This is an English speaking role, however, bilingual in French is considered an asset. It offers a competitive compensation package with a salary in the range of $75,000 -$85,000 CAD based on experience and up to $5,000 in relocation expenses depending on the candidate’s home location. Your total rewards package also includes a company paid health, dental, life insurance, accidental death & disability and health care spending account as well as an employee paid long-term disability plan. A group RRSP and an employee assistance plan is also part of the incredible benefits package. Vacation pay is accrued at eight (8) percent equating to 4 weeks of holiday time per year.
Successful candidates may be subject to a Criminal Record Check and Credit Check.
How to apply:
If you are interested in this opportunity, please APPLY on our careers website at (http://www.assiniboineparkzoo.ca/park-landing/home/join-our-team/careers) with your résumé and cover letter including your salary expectations. We will begin reviewing applications and setting up interviews by the first week of August. The posting will remain open until we find a suitable candidate.