Greater Vancouver Zoo Careers and Employment

What is it like to work at Greater Vancouver Zoo?

3.0Work/Life Balance
2.5Salary/Benefits
2.5Job Security/Advancement
3.0Management
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If you'relooking to get overworked and underpaid then it's a great place for that.
Written by Animal Keeper (Former Employee) from Langley, BC on 30 March 2019
The poor salary causes a high turnover rate of employees, leading to diminished care for the animals. The animal keepers are expected to have a relevant degree/experience but the salary is not high enough to pay student loans. The long term employees still make below the living wage in the Fraser Valley.
The owner lives in China whilst his son oversees - more... operations when not driving one of his numerous sports cars.
The GVZoo employs many volunteers throughout the week who take hours and money away from the keepers and (under)-paid staff. Many of these volunteers are not aware by volunteering th ... - less
Prosyou get to work with animals
Conslong hours, salary is below a living wage, no transit options
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