Wildlife Technician Internship

Location
Poynette, WI
Salary
Unpaid
Posted
Jul 25, 2019
Closes
Sep 23, 2019
Job Level
Entry level
Employment Type
Internship
Salary Type
Unpaid

This part time position is responsible for duties associated with the care of live wild animals. The wildlife area is a teaching tool for our visiting schools, groups and individuals. Caring for animals directly influences the quality and quantity of education programs offered at MacKenzie. This position works under the immediate direction of the wildlife team and is supervised by the MacKenzie Center Property Manager. This position represents and supports the rules, policies, missions, and practices of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

• Prepare and deliver natural diets and enrichment, monitor health and well-being of all animals
• Assist staff with animal handling and restraint for veterinary and transport purposes
• Clean habitats, and grounds-keeping/routine maintenance of wildlife area
• Assist with special projects and complete an individual project