Fall/Winter Animal Care Intern – Nevada

Agency
Safe Haven Wildlife Sanctuary
Location
Imlay, NV
Job Category
Internships
Salary
$200/month stipend
Start Date
11/01/2019
Last Date to Apply
10/20/2019
Website
https://safehavenwildlife.com/
Description
Description Safe Haven Wildlife Sanctuary provides lifelong care to abandoned, confiscated and surrendered exotics and native Nevada wildlife. Species include tigers, African lions, cougars, black bears, bobcats, servals, caracals, lynx, foxes and coyotes. We are seeking an enthusiastic energetic candidate for one immediate six-month animal keeper position. Candidate will gain experience in animal husbandry including implementing our enrichment program and training, providing educational outreach presentations to the public, diet preparation and habitat building. Internship includes the training/operant conditioning of a specific resident for wellness and health checks.
Qualifications
*Degree in Zoology, Biology or Animal Sciences preferred, but will consider prior exotic care experience. *Must be in good physical condition and able to lift at least 50 lbs. *Must be willing and able to work in inclement weather *Tetanus vaccination required Compensation and benefits This is an unpaid position but free onsite housing and utilities plus $200 per month stipend is provided. Application instructions Please email cover letter, resume and (2) letters of recommendation to: Carmilla Rhone; Keeper
Contact Person
Carmilla Rhone
Contact Phone
(775) 538-7093
Contact eMail
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