Nutrition Specialist

Denver Zoological Foundation
Job Description

Denver Zoo is a leader in animal care, wildlife conservation, and education. We are passionate about our commitment to excellence in support of our mission to secure a better world for animals through human understanding.

Denver Zoo honors our animals, staff, and guests by conducting ourselves at the highest level of integrity through our Core Actions -- Inspire Awe: Safety, Care, Connect and by embracing our Core Behaviors of: Passion, Respect, Innovation, Diversity, and Excellence in all that we do.

Denver Zoo's Animal Nutrition department has an opportunity for a full time Nutrition Specialist to prepare scientifically recommended diets for zoo animals, distribute prepared and bulk food to various zoo areas and maintain the Nutrition Center facility.  Nutrition Specialist are required to operate equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks, hand truck, trucks, electric carts commercial kitchen and small power equipment.  Candidates should have one year of experience performing food preparation. Commissary/Kitchen experience is preferred.

Our staff is a dedicated and diverse group of individuals committed to providing quality care to our animals while creating moments of awe for guests.  If you are a like-minded individual and thrive in a dynamic, fast paced, and innovative culture, Denver Zoo is the place for you! 


Completed applications must be submitted by December 21, 2018

Denver Zoo reserves the right to close the position prior to the above date.

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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