Animal Care Specialist

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Address:

Sacramento, CA
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Part-time

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Part-time Animal Care Specialist will be responsible for the daily care of live animal collection, including cleaning and maintenance of enclosures with other related duties as needed.

The Part-time Education Specialist is responsible for but not limited to:
• Handling live animals and insects
• Cleaning and maintaining animal enclosures

Ability to:
• Lift 50 lbs.
• Communicate effectively, both orally and in written form
• Work both independently and as a member of a larger staff team
• Work a flexible schedule, which will include weekends, occasional evenings, and holidays

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge of:
• Life Science (Animal Biology and Animal Husbandry)
• Effective communications (verbal and written) and people skills
• Computer skills using Windows applications
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office products such as Word, Access, Publisher and Excel
• Familiarity with general office equipment and procedures
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
• Current Tetanus vaccination required

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Education:
• Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree or current enrollment in a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree program.
• Life Science and/or Earth Science background highly preferred

Experience:
• Working with animals in an educational environment for at least one year

Job Duration:

Permanent

How to Apply:

Please send a resume with cover letter to eanderson@powerhousesc.org. No phone calls, please.

Contact Name:

Emily Anderson

Contact Email:

eanderson@powerhousesc.org