Work at Maymont

We are always looking for talented professionals to join our organization. Email your resume and cover letter. EOE.

Animal Keeper

Full-time position responsible for the health and appearance of a variety of animal species in Virginia Wildlife Exhibits and Farm, including daily feeding, husbandry, behavioral enrichment, operant conditioning / training and application of veterinary treatments. Responsible for preventative medical care of animals in the collection. Maintains, troubleshoots and repairs animal facilities, support areas, and equipment and participates in exhibit improvement, design and other planning. Provides enriching guest experiences by answering questions, leading tours, and participating in public programs on animal care and management and natural history. Researches data and provides written and oral reports related to animal care. Supervises interns, volunteers, students, and docents.

Minimum requirements include Associate Degree in Zoo Animal Technology with one year of professional animal care experience. Bachelor’s Degree in zoology, wildlife management, animal science, or related natural science field preferred.

Knowledge and experience in animal husbandry to include disease and parasite control, animal nutrition, animal breeding, animal behavior and animal training. Experience with animal restraint and handling, use of operant conditioning techniques, hand and gardening tools, power tools, farm tractor, personal computer, microscope, first aid equipment preferred. Ability to perform manual tasks including lifting / carrying at least 50 pounds, climbing, crawling and jumping. Ability to work in inclement weather throughout the year. Will be required to pass scheduled Basic First Aid and CPR employer-provided training. Must have valid Virginia driver’s license and pass pre-employment background and DMV checks.

Email your resume and cover letter. EOE.

Manager, Accounting and Financial Analysis

Responsible for managing the organization’s accounting functions and analyzing financial and operational data to support decision making. Maintains financial accounting systems including general ledger, accounts payable, project tracking, and fixed assets. Handles investment accounting, manages year-end audit and tax filings, and assists with operating budgets and long-range plans. Prepares analysis of financial results and forecasts, operating costs, new programs and strategies, capital spending, and contracts. Assists with technology support.

Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or related field and 3-5 years of proven work experience in finance or accounting required. Must have strong communication, organizational, and problem-solving stills and ability in work in a team environment. Requires maturity and confidence in dealing with sensitive, confidential situations and the ability to take initiative where appropriate. CPA certification or MBA a plus. Must pass background check.

Email your resume and cover letter (include job title in subject line). EOE.

Public Safety Associate

This part-time position is responsible for enforcing rules and ensuring a safe and friendly environment for guests at Maymont. Also secures all buildings, grounds and gates nightly; answers questions from guests in a courteous manner and directs guests to desired location.Must have excellent public interaction skills and ability to remain calm in stressful situations. Works Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays. Must pass background and DMV checks. Previous related experience preferred.

Email your resume and cover letter (include job title in subject line) or apply in person at 1700 Hampton Street. EOE.

Birthday Party Assistant

Responsibilities for this part-time position include set-up the party room before each birthday party; greet birthday child and family in the Farm parking lot with a cart to for their items; escort the birthday child and family to their party room; welcome and direct arriving guests to the correct party room; clean party room after all guests have departed; re-set the party room for next event; and restock party supplies.

Required Qualifications: Must be friendly and courteous, enjoy families and facilitating special occasions; able to lift boxes and furniture up to 25 lbs.; ability to work with public, staff and volunteer; ability to pass CPR and First Aid training; must pass background check.

Email your resume and cover letter. EOE.

Guest Services Assistant

This part-time position provides excellent customer service to guests at the Robins Nature and Visitor Center. Guest Services staff stays informed of all Maymont exhibits, events and programs; engages and responds to guest inquiries; processes admission fees, shop and café sales; interacts with guest of all ages including school groups. Primarily weekends 9am-5pm, some weekdays as schedule allows.

Required Qualifications: Must have retail or customer service experience, computer experience and be able to pass pre-employment background check.

Email your resume and cover letter. EOE.