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Small Animal Keeper Intern | Phoenix, AZ

Small Animal Keeper Intern (unpaid)

Agency: Arizona Animal Welfare League
Location: Phoenix, AZ
JOB TYPE: Part-time/Temporary

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Interns are responsible for the daily care of the Education Center’s Animal Ambassador Collection comprised of over 50 individuals. These animals include ferrets, rabbits, snakes, lizards, Madagascar hissing cockroaches, and many more. Our collection comes to us from a variety of situations and help to support the Education Center’s messaging about responsible pet ownership and welfare topics while receiving quality lifelong care.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

18 or older with high school diploma or GED required. Valid Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card OR will submit fingerprints for fingerprint clearance through the Arizona Department of Justice. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent organizational skills, time management skills, and attention to detail. Must be able to lift and carry a maximum of 30lbs and perform duties that require lifting, bending, stooping, and other strenuous activities. Capability to work with animals of varied species including mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates. Prior experience caring for and handling animals preferred. Enrolled in Biology or related field preferred, but not required. Requirements:Commit to a minimum of 10 hours each week for 4 months. Morning and early afternoon availability is a must. Shifts are available from 9am until 2pm Monday through Sunday. Intern will be evaluated on punctuality, professionalism, performance, and ethical standards.

To apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to: Samantha Taubel, Education Animal Care and Intern Lead at staubel@aawl.org

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On-call Biologist | Mesa, AZ

On-call Biologist

Agency: Transcon Environmental
Location: Mesa, AZ
JOB TYPE: Part-time

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Transcon Environmental is seeking several on-call wildlife biologists with experience working with the Mojave Desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) to assist in environmental compliance, surveys, and construction monitoring activities. Positions will be filled as projects demand. These positions are primarily field-based, requiring biological surveys of project sites, and on-site monitoring of construction sites. The successful applicants should live in or near Arizona, Southern California, Nevada or Utah. Applicants should be able to work long days in the desert. This is an on-call position, and hours will vary from 0 – 60 hours per week based on project needs. Workers will be reimbursed for expenses such as food and lodging when traveling. Applicants must have a clean driving record for at least 5 years prior to the start of work. Offers of employment will be contingent on passing a pre-employment and annual drug and alcohol test. This will be a non-exempt (hourly) position that will pay overtime in accordance with state wage and hour laws.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should have a degree in an environmental resource field. Previous desert tortoise experience is required. A history as an authorized desert tortoise monitor or authorized biologist is desirable. Prior attendance to a Desert Tortoises and Field Techniques Workshop and previous construction monitoring are a plus.

To apply, visit: https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Transcon-Environmental/jobs/Call-Biologist-8542e4a85712e523?q=biology&vjs=3

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Part-time SeaTREK Guide | Scottsdale, AZ

Part-time SeaTREK Guide 

Agency: OdySea Aquarium
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
JOB TYPE: Part-time

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The position requires a dedicated individual who will take direction from the Sea Trek Manager, Supervisor, and Senior Husbandry Management in carrying out all aspects of the Sea Trek Experience, as well as other related projects and programs. This includes all aspects of a VIP guest experience as well as animal husbandry, exhibit maintenance, and holding area management. Responsibilities will also include maintaining organized written records pertaining to animal health, feeding, and behavioral observations. Fostering a positive work team atmosphere, attention to animal health, exhibit excellence and visitor experience are the driving priorities in accomplishing the goals of this position.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Age 18 or older with a minimum of an Associates’ Degree in Biology, Marine Science, or related field and/or equivalent documented work experience at a reputable aquatics facility
  • A valid driver’s license with a good driving record. Ability to work a flexible schedule which may include evenings and/or weekends and holidays. Ability to respond to emergencies on an on-call basis.
  • Clearly speak, write and understand English
  • Possess the ability to communicate effectively – both oral and written – and the desire to strive for an optimal work environment through teamwork and dedication
  • Rescue Diver certification (preferred) or Advanced certification from a recognized SCUBA training organization required.
  • First Aid/CPR certification
  • Ability to work a variable schedule including weekends, holidays and some evenings when called upon
  • Computer and administrative skills as related to daily work duties.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team in a constantly changing environment as well as individually, with a minimum of supervision..

To apply, visit: https://www.indeed.com/cmp/OdySea-Aquarium/jobs/PT-c6a47a36064c1dee?q=biology&vjs=3

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