February 5, 2014
Animal Caregiver I, South Florida Wildlife Center
The Humane Society of the United States (The HSUS), the nation's largest animal advocacy organization, is seeking a seasonal Animal Caregiver I for its South Florida Wildlife Center. The main responsibility of this position is to provide overall daily care to resident animals and maintain habitats, interior and exterior, at the center. Other duties include, but are not limited to: prepare food/diets and feed and water animals throughout the workday; clean assigned enclosures, both interior and exterior; monitor assigned animals for any medical or behavioral problems; carry out medical treatments or assist in medical treatments per supervisors or clinic staff; capture/move/transfer animals within the facility as directed; stock supplies; maintain cleanliness of habitats and provide animals with adequate diet and fresh water throughout the day.
A high school diploma or equivalent desired. No prior experience is neccesary. Commitment to the goals and programs of The HSUS along with the highest quality animal care skills highly desired. Must have the ability to follow written directions and record observations, communicate with other staff members and supervisors, and identify changes in animal behavior or medical status.
Please submit a cover letter and résumé using this form or fax to 301-548-7701. This position is located in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
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