Job Postings

Fall/Winter Six-Month Internship

Facility

Safe Haven Wildlife Sanctuary

Closing Date
September 6, 2019
Description

Safe Haven Wildlife Sanctuary provides lifelong care to abandoned, confiscated and surrendered exotics and native Nevada wildlife. Species include tigers, African lions, cougars, black bears, bobcats, servals, caracals, lynx, foxes and coyotes.

We are seeking an enthusiastic energetic candidate for one immediate six-month animal keeper position. Candidate will gain experience in animal husbandry including implementing our enrichment program and training, providing educational outreach presentations to the public and habitat building. Internship includes the training/operant conditioning of a specific resident for wellness and health checks.

Education and Pre-requisites

*Degree in Zoology, Biology or Animal Sciences preferred, but will consider prior exotic care experience.
*Must be in good physical condition and able to lift at least 50 lbs.
*Must be willing and able to work in inclement weather
*Tetanus vaccination required

Compensation and benefits

This is an unpaid position but free onsite housing and utilities plus $200 per month stipend is provided.

Application instructions

Please email cover letter, resume and (2) letters of recommendation to:
Taelyr Keely
Lead Animal Keeper
email: tak220@humboldt.edu