We are always looking for energetic and enthusiastic people to join our team!
Joel Slaven’s Professional Animals provides animal training and staffing for live animal shows, special events, and production work.
Currently JSPA has contracts with Sea World Parks in Florida, California, Texas and Virginia, as well as the Columbus Zoo and the Jacksonville Zoo.

Candidates will be required to care for both domestic and exotic animals. This will include; kennel maintenance, cleaning of animal enclosures, grooming, diet preparation, and enrichment. Candidate will also be responsible for show preparation and on stage performance.

Candidate should be in excellent physical condition and be able to run, climb stairs, bend frequently, and lift on average 50lbs. They will have a high level of self confidence and be comfortable working in a fast paced environment. Must be available to work flexible hours including weekends and holidays. Preference will be given to those with animal/theater experience and applicant must be willing to relocate if needed.