Organization: Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure
Location: Salina, Kansas, United States
Job or Internship: Job
RHWA is seeking a candidate to join our keeper staff to provide excellent care to a diverse collection of animal species. This is a full time position.
This person's responsibilities include, but aren't limited too, providing daily care and feeding of animals, observing animals to detect indications of illness such as changes in appetite, disposition, habits and physical appearance, and participating in medical procedures. You will also provide appropriate training and enrichment to animals. Other responsibilities include general maintenance of exhibits, giving formal and informal presentations for the public, and creating and maintaining detailed records.
This position is in our reptile area. Experience with care, and breeding, of reptiles and amphibians is a plus. This area also includes several mammal species including maned wolves, giant anteaters, aardvark, camels, and takin.
The ideal candidate must have a HS Diploma. A college degree in Biology, Animal Science, or a related field is preferred. He or she needs to have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to accept direction and work as part of a team, must be able to stand and remain active for a full typical shift (between 8 and 11 hours), and be able to work a flexible schedule to include weekends, holidays, and special events. The candidate should also be able to walk large areas of the Zoo as needed, be able to work in an outdoor weather environment in all seasons and weather, including heat/humidity, cold temperatures, and/or wet conditions. Must be able to exert up to 70 pounds of force to lift, push, pull, carry, or otherwise move objects
RHWA is a drug free workplace and values diversity in our workforce.
Please send resume and cover letter to:
625 N. Hedville Rd
Salina, Ks 64701
Or E-Mail: Peter@Rollinghillswildlife.com
No phone calls please.
The deadline for applying for this position is 12/12/12