The Raptors is hiring! We are a bird of prey organization, with the goal of raising awareness for birds of prey and promoting conservation. We are currently hiring for a position as an Animal Husbandry assistant at our facility in the Cowichan Valley.
Working at the human-wildlife interface, our mandate is twofold: 1) to develop innovative, sustainable and ecologically appropriate solutions to human-wildlife conflicts, and 2) to raise awareness for birds of prey and promote conservation. In addition to education and wildlife management, we work closely with a local nonprofit that effects wildlife rescue and rehabilitation.
This is a contract, funded position for an applicant under thirty years of age, and qualified applicants must have a STEM diploma or degree. The position has a diverse range of responsibilities, including assisting with the medical care of raptors, working with our resident rescue parrots, and other general husbandry duties.
Daily tasks would include:
Qualified candidates would have the following:
Additional Qualifications include:
Starting wage is $17-19 dependent on experience. Position to start on November 15th or earlier, training provided. Criminal Record Check required.
Please send detailed resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 18th at 8:00am. Questionnaires will be sent out to those shortlisted and interviews will be conducted the week of October 21st.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Oct 8 2019 ID: 54907