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Safety and Security Manager

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Applications are being accepted for a full-time Safety and Security Manager.

Responsibilities: The Safety and Security Manager is responsible for creating and overseeing the safety and security team. This position ensures 24/7 security presence on grounds and develops and implements standard operating manuals, acts as trainer to the zoo team, and ensures the requirements of OSHA regulations as well as the Association of Zoos and Aquariums are met. See for a full job description.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, five years of security or relevant working experience in a management role, successful completion of Weapons Team certification within 30 days of hire, and CPR/AED certification are required. Previous supervisory experience and CPR/AED Instructor Certification are preferred.

Benefits: This is a full-time, exempt position requiring availability for at least a 40-hour work week year-round. Full-time benefits include Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability Insurance, 403b Plan, 403b Matching, Employee Assistance Program, Paid Days Off, Paid Holidays, and Paid Parental Leave as well as optional Dental, Vision, Life, and Pet Insurance Programs. All team members receive Employee Perks such as free zoo admission, friends and family passes, and concessions discounts as well as appreciation and recognition programs and events.

Application Deadline: June 18, 2024



About the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is northeast Indiana’s largest tourist attraction and well-loved community treasure, welcoming more than 600,000 guests each year and consistently named as one of the nation’s Top Ten Zoos for Kids by national media outlets. The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo team provides exceptional animal care to 1,500 animals and 200 species throughout our 40 acre campus, participating in over 60 cooperative species survival programs. The zoo is committed to engaging diverse communities in our conservation work, delivering high-quality and educational community outreach programs, building a supportive and safe team culture, creating fun and welcoming experiences for all guests, and providing animals with opportunities to thrive physically and mentally through healthcare, nutrition, and advanced behavioral husbandry programs.

Mission: Connecting kids and animals, strengthening families, and inspiring people to care.

Vision: To create future generations of nature enthusiasts through leadership in animal care, educational experiences, and conservation.