Sample Zoo Keeper Resume

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Angelo Brown
112 Washburn Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70816

Job Objective To use my abilities and skills and gain employment as Zoo Keeper.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience of providing zoo maintenance, sanitation, and monitoring services
  • In-depth knowledge of zoology principles and animal husbandry practices
  • Remarkable knowledge of feeding, care, handling, and behavior management of captive animals
  • Familiarity with zoo operations, emergency procedures, and facility maintenance
  • Ability to capture and restrain zoo animals of different sizes, carefully
  • Ability to communicate with staff, visitors, and public, in a pleasant manner

Professional Experience:

Zoo Keeper
Audubon Zoo – New Orleans, LA
August 2012 – Present


  • Prepared and administered routine and special food diets to zoo animals.
  • Cleaned, sanitized, and maintained all animal enclosures, cages, and exhibit areas, properly.
  • Detected, monitored, and reported all sick and injured animals to the supervisor.
  • Prepared and maintained all animal-specific records, in an accurate manner.
  • Set up, repaired, and renovated all animal exhibits in the zoo.
  • Planned and executed educational and public events for students and zoo visitors.

Zoo Keeper
Fort Worth Zoo – Fort Worth, TX
May 2009 – July 2012


  • Assessed, and addressed all physical and social needs of animals through enrichment programs.
  • Prepared and fed appropriate food to zoo animals and bathed them, on a daily basis.
  • Cleaned, disinfected, and tidied all animal cages and enclosures, properly.
  • Administered medications and provided proper care to sick animals, as directed.
  • Created, updated, and maintained correct records of all zoo animals.
  • Detected and reported unnatural behavior and abnormal condition of zoo animals, to the supervisor.


Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science
York College, Jamaica, NY

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