B Bryan Preserve
Closing DateMarch 2, 2019
Summer internship opportunity starting June 1 to work with large herds of Sable, Roan and Greater Kudu antelope, Grevy’s Zebra and Hartmann’s Mountain Zebra. Throw in 5 male Northern Giraffe, Black Wildebeest and Cape Buffalo and you have an exciting African hoof stock internship opportunity.
Daily husbandry duties include:
✴ Cleans and maintains enclosures; removes animal excrement and food remnants.
✴ Prepares food for animals; regulates and distributes food once prepared; loads and unloads foodstuffs; leaves grounds to go cut browse.
✴ Conduct visitor tours twice a day as needed
✴ Observes behavior of animals on both a day-to-day and long-term basis; notes any unusual behavior, signs of illness or injury, change in appetite, start of breeding cycle, or lack of compatibility with group members and reports information.
✴ Assist Lead Keeper as needed for training
✴ Assist/observe veterinary procedures when required
Education and Pre-requisites
Experience in working with large African hoof stock in zoological setting preferred.
Compensation and benefits
$150/week stipend plus housing. Internship starts June 1 and last through Labor Day weekend
email cover letter and resume in PDF format to email@example.com by March 2, 2019. No phone calls please.