• Part Time
  • Elgin, TX
  • $15.00 USD / Hour

Website Austin Wildlife Rescue

Austin Wildlife Rescue is hiring Animal Care Technicians work starting March 4th through the end of October. Technicians work directly with a variety of native Texas wildlife, including mammals, birds and reptiles. We are hiring for both Day Shift and Night Shift staff (Full-Time and Part-Time).

Job Location

Rehabilitation Center 111 Elbow Bend, Elgin, TX 78621
Full-Time Schedule

Day shift staff are scheduled for four days a week 6am-4pm.
Night shift staff are scheduled for four days a week 2pm-Midnight.
Both Day and Night shift staff work every other weekend (Sat & Sun).
Part-Time Schedule

Day shift staff are scheduled for three days a week 6am-4pm.
Night shift staff are scheduled for two days a week 2pm-Midnight.
Both day and night part-time staff will work some weekends (Sat & Sun).
Mandatory Training

Four days of paid training is MANDATORY for this position and will run typically from 8am-6pm March 5th- March 8th. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Responsibilities/Duties:

Cleaning cages
Feeding animals
Administering medications
Maintaining care plans for injured animals
Providing direction/guidance to interns and volunteers
Assisting the public with animals they bring to our facility.

** This is a very physical job that requires a lot of movement and lifting.

Requirements/Preferences:

A degree in wildlife management or related field is preferred.
A year of experience working with wildlife is preferred.
** Rabies pre-exposure vaccines are required for this position and cost is the responsibility of the employee. The first vaccine must be obtained by March 11 & the second by March 22. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Benefits/Perks:

Paid sick-time
AWR staff t-shirts provided

**Hands-on experience working with amazing native Texas wildlife

To apply for this job email your details to admin@austinwildliferescue.org