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zoo section leader





Zoo section leaders are responsible for managing and leading a team of zoo keepers. They will carry out daily care and management of animals as well as, in cooperation with colleagues, long term management and organisation of the species and exhibits in their section. They are also accountable for various aspects of staff management for the keepers in their section. Depending on the size of the zoo and animal section they may have additional responsibility for appointing staff and budgeting.   

Alternative Labels

head of section

lead zoo keeper

section leader

section leader-aquarium

section leader-great apes

senior aquarist

senior keeper

senior zookeeper

senior zoo keeper

team leader

team leader-African section

team leader-aquarium

team leader-great apes

team leader-large mammals

zoo section head

zoo section leader

zoo team leader

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: