Animal Care - Educator Position

Organization: Wildlife Learning Center
Location: Sylmar , CA, us
Job or Internship: Job

 Wildlife Learning Center
Sylmar, CA

Contact Info: Danielle Burns  (818)362-8711

Instructions for submitting application: Please submit a cover letter and resume to or fax to (818)362-8001

Below is the post we would like:
Wildlife Learning Center has three part-time animal care and educator positions available.

The animal care/educator position is responsible for monitoring animal health, maintaining cleanliness of animal areas, providing enrichment, educating public, and other duties as assigned by supervisor.  Employees also perform onsite and outreach education for schools, birthday parties, scout groups, libraries, and other organizations. Moderate to heavy lifting is required.  Employees will work, hands-on, with multiple species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and arthropods. 

Requirements include a bachelor’s degree in biology or a related science field and one-year zoo keeping or experience handling/training restricted species. Additional requirements include experience working with children, strong public speaking skills, excellent communication and organizational skills, and the ability to work well with others in a team environment.  We are seeking employees with a strong work ethic, who are flexible, and have an exceptionally good attitude.  It is possible for an exemplary part-time hire to attain full time status.
Applicants must be clean cut and neatly groomed without visible tattoos or body piercings. 

Applicants must have a valid California Driver’s License, clean driving record, social security number, and proof of personal auto insurance.  All applicants are subject to a background check. New hires are required to show a negative TB test, at own expense, within one month of employment.

Starting salary is $10.50/hour. Interested applicants may submit a cover letter and resume, with relevant coursework, to Info@WildlifeLearningCenter

com or FAX to 818.362.8001.