Interview Questions for a Zoo Keeper Interview

Interview Questions for a Zoo Keeper Interview


Often out of 300 applicants only 6 candidates will be interviewed. In most interviews, but this varies depending on the job sector and employer, you will be asked around 10 questions during a 45 minute interview.

The key to passing job interviews in preparation and practice, this sounds obvious but is often overlooked with the average interviewee spending around only 60 minutes preparing for their job interview.

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10 Interview Questions for:

Zoo Keeper Interviews



  • Can you tell me a little bit about yourself?
  • What is your experience as a zoo keeper?
  • A big part of this role is communicating and working with the public, how are your communication skills?



  • Why did you choose a zoo keeper profession?
  • Define animal husbandry?
  • What would you do after a change of shift, if you found a cage unlocked?
  • Why are zoo’s important?
  • How can you tell when an X animal is ill?


  • When have you used operant conditioning in the past?
  • Do you have any questions for me?



Good questions to ask interviewers at the end of the job interview include questions on the company growth or expansion, questions on personal development and training and questions on company values, staff retention and company achievements.


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