Tigers For Tomorrow at Untamed Mountain
Closing DateJuly 26, 2016
Tigers for Tomorrow is a non-profit facility dedicated to the well-being, safety and care of all animals. The facility is located in Northeast Alabama in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Tigers for Tomorrow has 2 positions available for 6 month,and one 3 month full time internship. Tigers for Tomorrow is home to over 175 animals and is a last stop environmental education preserve. Work is physically demanding, and being self-motivated while working in a team environment is important. Working in various weather conditions is required. This is a strict no contact with predators positions.
Interns are responsible for:
Basic husbandry of equines, farm animals, small mammals tigers, lions, cougars, leopards, lynx, wolves, bears, and hoof stock and other various species
Cleaning and maintaining habitats and animal housing
Meat pick up
Prepare diets and monitor feeding daily
Make daily observations of animals and report any abnormalities to supervisor
Providing animal enrichment
Presenting and educating the public by means of tours and talking with the public
Education and Pre-requisites
Be able to lift 50 pounds
Work in outdoor conditions
Work 6 days a week from 8am-6pm, or until done
Education and pre-requisites:
A degree in Zoology, Biology or related field or working towards a degree in a related field is preferred, but experience with exotic animal husbandry may be considered.
Compensation and benefits
$50.00 a week cash stipend. Housing is provided nearby.
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