Organization: FOSSIL RIM WILDLIFE CENTER
Location: Glen Rose, TX, United States
Job or Internship: Job
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center has an opening for an Animal Care Specialist—Hoofstock. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing animal care, monitoring animal health, accurate record keeping, reporting, cleaning, animal area maintenance, and visitor interaction. Qualifications must include experience with hoofstock management (semi-free ranging preferable), animal restraint, record keeping, some maintenance, possess valid driver’s license, and public speaking. The position will work with all aspects of the hoofstock collection at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, will have a focus area, and be cross trained in other areas within the hoofstock department. This position can be physically demanding, requiring heavy lifting (up to 75 pounds), and adverse weather conditions are common. The candidate must be a team player as well as able to work alone. A degree in wildlife management, biology, zoology, or related field, and at least two years of practical experience is preferred. Work schedule will be five days a week including weekends and holidays as needed. The position is full time, exempt. For details on salary, please email email@example.com.
Mail resumes with Fossil Rim’s application form (can be found on www.fossilrim.org), cover letter and three references to the Hoofstock Curator, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, 2155 County Road 2008, Glen Rose, TX 76043. Application deadline is February 15th, 2013 and position will remain open until filled.