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30+ days ago

Animal Welfare Internships and Residencies

Detroit Zoological Society Royal Oak, MI

** The Detroit Zoological Society's Center for Zoo Animal Welfare (CZAW) is accepting applications for animal welfare interns and residents. CZAW is… Beyond.com


30+ days ago

Manager of Sustainability

Detroit Zoological Society Royal Oak, MI

** The Manager of Sustainability oversees strategic environmental policy and serves as project manager for all ecological projects and initiatives… Beyond.com


1 day ago

Membership Intern – new

Detroit Zoological Society Royal Oak, MI

• Help create and implement talking points and marketing strategies to promote Membership and ZooMORE ticket… Glassdoor


13 days ago

Education Specialist - Part Time

Detroit Zoological Society Royal Oak, MI

• Develops, coordinates and implements programs to educate and inform a variety of on-site and off-site audiences regarding conservation and/or… Glassdoor


12 days ago

General Maintenance Mechanic

Detroit Zoological Society Royal Oak, MI

•Performs any and all automotive or mechanical repair or maintenance work tasks to all types of mobile equipment and typified by the following… Glassdoor


21 days ago

Financial Analyst

Detroit Zoological Society Royal Oak, MI

The Financial Analyst will support, both publicly and privately, the principles of the Detroit Zoological Society. He/She will support and enhance a… Glassdoor


3 days ago

Membership Services - Seasonal Sales Associate

Detroit Zoological Society Royal Oak, MI

• Responsible for selling and renewing memberships and processing all transactions • Respond to all customer phone calls and walk-ins in a timely… Glassdoor


16 days ago

Mammal Department Zookeeper

Detroit Zoological Society Royal Oak, MI

The Mammal Department Zookeeper provides care, feeding, enrichment and training for mammals to ensure their well-being and contributes to outstanding… Glassdoor


18 days ago

Mammal Department Supervisor

Detroit Zoological Society Royal Oak, MI

• Assign routine and non-routine tasks to animal care staff. • Supervise animal care staff activities, including animal care, enrichment, staff… Glassdoor


24 days ago

Animal Welfare Research Residency

Detroit Zoological Society Royal Oak, MI

The research conducted through the Center represents two key areas of interest: developing additional measures of animal welfare and the effects of… Glassdoor


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    Nice starter position but has no real growth

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Park Safety Officer in Royal Oak, MI
    Current Employee - Park Safety Officer in Royal Oak, MI

    I have been working at Detroit Zoological Society part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    -Atmosphere (the zoo itself)
    -Flexibility (management successfully works around other obligations)
    -Teamwork
    -Perks
    -Uniform provided
    -"Open-door" policy
    -Plenty of exercise (post are either walked or a bicycle is used)

    Cons

    -Pay (less than $10 per hour)
    -Must work holidays (except Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years)
    -Hours are sporadic and sometimes erratic (can be randomly scheduled to work 10-13 hour shifts without day of recuperation)
    -Generally looks to hire in the older demographic
    -Poorly managed
    -Too much micro-managing among peers
    -No growth (part-time seasonal, part-time, full-time, supervisor)
    -Can tell that department isn't necessarily a priority by organization (tons of outdated material and equipment)
    -Mostly outdoor environment

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The amount of money being paid to the officers is a little disheartening and disrespectful for the duties performed and title held; the topic should definitely be renegotiated.

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