Create goals and supervise all on-site daily activities for seasonal staff, volunteers and full time staff(8-20 people)
Develop and implement a policies and procedures training manual for staff, volunteers and biologists, focused on: professional conduct, government operating standards, emergency and first aid, biosecurity protocols, husbandry/handling techniques, biological sampling and storage.
Manage dispositions and health status of nearly 3000 desert tortoises using Access database system and Excel; compile and organize data and related reports for presentation and/or professional publication. Provide education to the general public regarding proper captive desert tortoise care.
Write educational blogs and submit professional photographs for publication on the San Diego Zoo Global website.