Zoo Careers and More!
Thank you for your interest in joining Naples Zoo. We have hundreds of applicants each year but only a few join our select team of dedicated professionals.
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(Due to the high volume of applicants, we may not be able acknowledge receipt of your application; we will be in touch should we need additional information or select you to interview for one of our open positions.)
Animal Care Staff – Venomous
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• General husbandry and care of assigned animals.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Minimum 18 years old.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Director of Development
S/he initiates, implements and regularly evaluates annual and long-range development plans to secure major gifts, foundation/grant funding, corporate sponsorships, annual funds, annual appeal gifts and planned/endowment gifts. S/he oversees fundraising events and effectively coordinates fundraising activities and events with the Zoo’s senior management team. S/he also plays a leadership role in the implementation and management of Zoo Capital Campaigns.
The Director of Development is responsible for the hiring, supervision and evaluation of Development Department staff and works with the President and CEO and the Director of Finance to accurately report on the progress of fundraising efforts as well as the departmental budget.
Requires Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Communications, Marketing, or related field from an accredited college or university, plus minimum of five years previous experience in the raising of significant funds, including the solicitation of major gifts. Minimum three years of previous managerial experience also required.
Send resumes to
or fax to: 239.262.6866
can also fill out an application or drop resumes off at the zoo itself.