Animal Caretaker (m/f/d)
Full-time | 40 hours per week | EULEN- & GREIFVOGELSTATION Haringsee, Austria
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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 May till September 2023 we are looking for a committed and friendly person with a great affinity for animal welfare to enrich our team.
Your contribution will be
- Caring and feeding of wildlife patients, raising of orphaned animals
- Cleaning of enclosures and other station areas as well as maintenance of the surrounding grassland
- Participating in repairs and maintenance work
- Supporting with events and holding guided tours
- Supporting with 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 an animal caretaker is an advantage
- Not afraid of physically demanding work, mostly outdoors and in all weather conditions
- Skills in manual work
- Fluent in 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 an own car
Our offer includes
- A meaningful activity in an NGO with interesting wildlife patients
- A dynamic, friendly working environment in a motivated team
- Up close and 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 2,066,44 per month based on 40 hours per week
FOUR PAWS works towards a world filled with respect, empathy and understanding for animals and believes in the same values for people: we strongly encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and lived experiences to apply as we welcome everyone who wants to support our mission. Please contact email@example.com you require assistance applying to this position.
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