Fawn Care Intern: Michigan

GCC at Legends Ranch
Bitely, Michigan
Job Category
$750 Bi-weekly plus on-site housing
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
-The candidate will learn how to actively assess and treat sick and injured whitetail deer in our 100-acre breeding operation along with a team of employees. The job is daily checks on every single deer in the facility (500+), use of dart gun and tranquilizing methods, bottle feeding abandoned, injured, or sick fawns when necessary. You will be expected to work closely with staff to quickly identify and treat deer for long hours in all types of weather. You will give numerous medications orally, intramuscularly, and subcutaneously. Experience with wildlife or livestock is a must. -Will be unsupervised at some point -Work day is not complete until all animals have been checked and treated -Will use chemical immobilization and physical restraint with animals -Monitor all behavior
-Ability to use binoculars as a tool for health checks of animals at a distance. -Working towards or recent graduate of wildlife related or animal science degree programs. -Ability to give injections to animals. -Ability to lift 50+ pound animals in emergencies. -Willingness to learn and adapt to our treatment protocols. -Not a good fit for people with hemophobia or fear of needles -Willingness to learn operation of large machinery without supervision -Power tool usage -Must be available from start date until end date -Adherence to all GCC safety guidelines -Comfortable or experiences working with air powered rifles -Able to do dose calculations quickly and accurately -Proficient/organized at record keeping -Adaptive and able to follow instructions -Able to be hands on with animals, disease, and infections
Contact Person
Jake Badger
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