White-Tailed Sea Eagle at EGS Haringsee

Animal Caretaker (m/f/d)

Part time | 20 hours per week | Haringsee, Lower Austria


FOUR PAWS is the global animal welfare organisation for animals under direct human influence, which reveals suffering, rescues animals in need and protects them. Find out more about our sustainable campaigns and projects on The EULEN- UND GREIFVOGELSTATION Haringsee is an animal shelter and a wildlife station with a focus on wild birds in the Gänserndorf district in Lower Austria.

You would like to contribute to something meaningful and work with us along our mission? This is your chance. From February 2022 we are looking for a committed and friendly person with a great affinity for animal welfare to enrich our team.

Your contribution will be

  • Taking care and feeding wildlife patients and raising of orphaned animals
  • Cleaning enclosures and other station areas as well as maintaining the surrounding grassland
  • Participating in repairs and maintenance work
  • Supporting events and holding guided tours
  • Supporting administrative activities such as keeping a record book, telephone correspondence


Your profile ideally illustrates

  • Passion for working with owls, birds of prey and other wild animals as well as an affinity for animal welfare and species protection
  • Experience and / or qualification as animal caretaker is an advantage
  • Willingness for physically demanding work, mostly outdoors and in all weather conditions
  • Ability for manual work
  • Fluent written and spoken German, knowledge of English is an advantage
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to learn, reliable, flexible and self-organized team player with flexibility in terms of working time
  • Driving license B and own car


Our offer includes

  • A meaningful activity in an NGO with interesting wildlife patients
  • A dynamic, friendly working environment in a motivated team
  • Getting personal impressions of a wide variety of wild animals
  • Gathering exciting experiences about wildlife and animal welfare
  • Learning opportunities as part of on-the-job training
  • An attractive workplace just an hour's drive from Vienna
  • A gross salary of EUR 928,82 per month based on 20 hours per week


We are dedicated to the principles of equal opportunity, diversity and plurality.

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Contact Us

Mag. Sigrid Frey

Untere Hauptstraße 34, 2286 Haringsee

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