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HOW YOU WILL IMPACT OUR MISSION
The Wildlife Care Specialist will support San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance’s mission of saving species worldwide by overseeing all aspects of the safe care and handling of an assigned wildlife collection. This position reports to the Lead or Supervisor.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
This position requires at least 3 years of experience with husbandry and propagation techniques for a diverse group of reptiles, amphibians and fish. 2 years paid experience working with venomous snakes is desirable. Experience with aquatic life and LSS, SCUBA certification desirable. Selected candidate will be responsible for all aspects of daily animal care.
Skills needed include maintenance of exhibit/facilities, data collection, record keeping, exhibit fabrication, handling and restraint techniques and participation in research projects. Selected candidate will be trained in public speaking skills for educational presentations, talks and tours. Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekdays, evenings, weekends, and holidays. This position requires the successful completion of a Physical Abilities Test.
SOME OF THE PERKS YOU WILL ENJOY AS A TEAM MEMBER
Hourly Rate: $23.57
Apply directly through the SDZWA Career site:
San Diego Zoo Wildlife AllianceSan Diego, CA 92108
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