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The Endangered Wolf Center is a national leader of animal conservation, and one of the top eco-tourist destinations in Missouri. The Center is a private, 501(c)(3) Association of Zoos and Aquariums certified, award-winning organization. We’re located on a 60-acres of Washington University’s 2,000-acre Tyson Research campus just 15 minutes from the heart of vibrant downtown St. Louis. At our Center, in addition to our animal exhibits, we support local, national and international animal conserva
Entry-Level Keeper Position:
Reports to: Lead Keeper and Director of Animal Care and Conservation
Hourly pay range: $11.15
We are growing our team and adding an additional keeper position to our amazing animal care team.
The Endangered Wolf Center is a world-renown facility dedicated to the preservation of endangered canids from around the globe through breeding, reintroduction, public education and research. Our focus is on saving two critically endangered species, the American red wolf and Mexican wolf, the two most endangered wolves in the world. At the EWC, a keeper is responsible for performing daily animal care for the endangered animals housed at the Center as well as assisting with general facility operations.
Position Qualifications and Requirements:
B.S. in Biology, Environmental Science, Wildlife Biology, Zoology or related field required
Experience in animal husbandry (canid experience recommended)
Experience in an AZA accredited institution highly recommended
Ability to speak comfortably in front of an audience
Ability to lift 50 lbs.
Ability to work in extreme weather and environmental conditions (e.g. dealing with heat, cold, rain, snow, mosquitoes/ticks/chiggers, poison ivy, etc.)
Responsibility, reliability, professionalism, excellent time-management, ability to multi-task and a positive attitude are a must!
Able to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends
Must have a valid driver’s license and allow for a background check and drug test
Helath care, PTO, maternity leave, 401k matching, etc.
$11.15 per hour
Please send cover letter, resume, 3 professional references and photo to Regina Mossotti, Director of Animal Care and Conservation at: firstname.lastname@example.org by Jan 17, 2021
Endangered Wolf Center6750 Tyson Valley RdEureka, MO 63025Phone: 636-938-5900Fax: endangeredwolfcenter.org
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