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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

COVID-19 NOTICE

RSCF is dedicated to keeping the animals in our care and the people we work with safe and healthy during this unprecedented time. While we are seeking to hire enthusiastic animal care professionals, we are also enforcing strict safety protocols. At this time, all out-of-state applicants will be considered when documented public viral positivity numbers decline in Florida. In the meantime, we will be scheduling virtual interviews (Zoom) for qualified applicants.

 

RSCF further requires all employees to be vaccinated. We thank you for your interest and understanding at this time!  

At RSCF, we are always eager to meet individuals ready to explore or continue a career in wildlife conservation. From day-to-day animal management, to program development, to fieldwork, we are continually expanding our dedicated team. Job listings are consistently updated, so check this page often! 

 

RSCF is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, or sexual orientation. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We look forward to hearing from you!

 

Current Job Openings

 

Keeper I/Animal Care

Reports to General Curator. Part-Time (25-30 hrs/week).

 

  • Daily care and management of animals at RSCF's FL facility

  • Must have exotic animal experience

  • Duties include daily diet preparation/feeding of psittacines, primates and ungulates

  • Enclosure/property maintenance and design

  • Must be able to work well with others, be physically fit (able to lift 75 lbs), operate an ATV, and work outdoors in all weather conditions 

  • Must be available weekends and holidays 

Compensation/Benefits:  $15/hr to start with opportunity for further advancement.

Florida resident only. Send current resume and letter of inquiry to info@rarespecies.org

INTERNSHIPS

RSCF offers hands-on, conservation-focus internships suitable for aspiring conservationists eager to get their hands dirty, and able to travel to Loxahatchee, Fl, by their own means. Open to college-enrolled junior and senior students who have a strong interest in wildlife conservation, have basic knowledge of ecological research principles and procedures, and be willing to do physically demanding outdoor work in harsh conditions. Students must be self-motivated and open to assist in all research and work-related duties. Previous experience doing field-work is a plus. RSCF is an equal opportunity employer, we therefore encourage underrepresented groups in STEM fields to apply. 

 

Send letter of inquiry to info@rarespecies.org