Organization: Wildlife Learning Center
Location: Sylmar, CA, us
Job or Internship: Job
The Wildlife Learning Center has two part-time animal care and educator positions available.
The animal care/educator position is responsible for providing animal care, monitoring animal health, maintaining cleanliness of animal areas, providing enrichment, giving public education, and other duties as assigned by supervisor. Our educators 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 mammal, avian, reptile, amphibian, and arthropod species.
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 exceptional attitude.
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 and have 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. www.WildlifeLearningCenter.com
Association of Zoos and Aquariums - 2 years ago