Organization: African Safari Wildlife Park
Location: Port Clinton, Ohio , Country
Job or Internship: Job
From May 1--October 1, required to work weekends, and up to 6 days per week.
Job Summary: To work with GM, Supervisor and staff to oversee the entire African Safari Wildlife Park animal collection providing the best husbandry possible.
Major Job Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Reports directly to Supervisor and GM
Responsible for maintaining current knowledge of all standards of care and husbandry related to the animal collection.
Responsible for husbandry, maintenance and oversight of the wildlife collection.
Works with Owners and GM to ensure optimum husbandry of the wildlife collection.
Works with the Veterinarian to ensure optimum medical care of the wildlife collection. Assists the Veterinarian in medical procedures when necessary.
In consultation with the Veterinarian,and staff will be responsible for all animal diets and evaluation of nutritional needs of the animal collection.
Works with the Supervisor and GM on exhibit design and alteration.
With GM and Supervisor will be Responsible for maintaining appropriate USFWS permits, USDA records and reports and compliance with all state and federal regulations related to the animal collection.
Other Duties as assigned
Will assist the GM and Supervisor in oversight of the daily operations of ASWP.
Will assist the GM and Supervisor with maintaining and keeping current all Job Descriptions.
Will be on safety committee
Training of Wildlife Staff
Develop Training Program with Trainer
Maintain Barns, Equipment,
Document Diets, and order feed as needed
Work with GM and Supervisor to do Performance Appraisals
Food Ordering Projection/budgets
Knowledge of animal husbandry in a wide variety of animal species.
Five years experience working with exotic animals.
Excellent people and team building skills.
Must have knowledge of animal needs in exhibit design.
Must have veterinary technician skills.
Must have strong computer skills.