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Curator/Preservationist 2

Deadline:
Employer:
Georgia Wildlife Resources Division, Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center (CEWC),
Job Field:
Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management
Wildlife
Other
Job Type:
Full Time
Location:
Georgia
Location Detail:
Mansfield
Job Description:

Job Responsibilities: As the Animal Care Specialist and Volunteer Coordinator at the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center (CEWC), this person is responsible for daily husbandry of the CEWC animal collection (reptiles, amphibians, birds of prey, fish, and invertebrates), and the recruitment, training and oversight of the CEWC volunteers. Animal care includes feeding, cleaning enclosures, basic medical treatments, scheduling animals for use in programs, and upkeep of daily records. Volunteer supervision includes soliciting individuals or groups for tasks, keeping track of opportunities and tasks, and assigning volunteers to the appropriate staff for task completion. The incumbent will work directly under the supervision of the Training and Development Specialist Supervisor. Other responsibilities include supporting education programs, inventory and maintenance of supplies and equipment, and purchasing food, supplies and materials.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in natural resource management, environmental science, historical preservation or a closely related field from an accredited college or university

OR

High school diploma/GED

AND

One year of experience in a directly related field at the lower-level Curator/Preservationist 1 or position equivalent

Preferred Qualifications: Minimum qualifications plus:

1. Preference may be given to current DNR/WRD employees.

2. Preference may be given to applicants with history of animal husbandry experience with reptiles and birds of prey.

3. Preference may be given to applicants with a background in environmental education.

4. Preference may be given to applicants with volunteer supervision experience.

5. Preference may be given to applicants with a 2 or 4 year degree in wildlife management, animal collection management, or an equivalent natural resources field

Miscellaneous:

For additional job-related information please contact Berkeley Boone, phone (770) 784-3097 or email Berkeley.Boone1@dnr.ga.gov

Salary:
$32,418.30/year plus benefits
How to Apply:

Go to www.gadnr.org/careers to find Vacancy Announcement containing position number 00100710.

To apply for this position, please submit an electronic DNR Application for Employment to the e-mail address highlighted below or mail a completed DNR Application for Employment to the following address:

Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Wildlife Resources Division

ATTN: RECRUITMENT & SELECTION

2067 U.S. Highway 278, S.E.

Social Circle, Georgia 30025

WRD.Careers@dnr.ga.gov

Contact: For additional job-related information please contact Berkeley Boone, phone (770) 784-3097 or email Berkeley.Boone1@dnr.ga.gov

Application Deadline: September 30, 2021