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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Are you passionate about wildlife conservation and making a positive impact on our planet?

RSCF is seeking dedicated individuals to join our team!

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. Full-Time (40 hrs/week including weekends).

Responsibilities:

 

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

  • Diet preparation/feeding of psittacines, small primates, and African ungulates

  • Enclosure/property maintenance and design

  • Animal restraint when needed (working with RSCF staff and veterinarians)

  • Delivering and administering medications as needed (working with RSCF staff and veterinarians)

  • Animal record keeping

Qualifications:

  • Passion for wildlife conservation and environmental stewardship

  • Must have 1 year exotic animal experience (no exceptions)

  • Must be able to work well independently and within a group

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

  • Must be available weekends and holidays 

  • Must be a US citizen or have appropriate VISA status

  • Florida resident 

Compensation/Benefits: 

 

  • $15.00/hr starting with opportunity for further advancement

  • Potential on-site housing available for qualified applicant (single, no pets)

To Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to info@rarespecies.org

Join us in our mission to protect wildlife and wild places!

Together, we can make a lasting impact on the future of wildlife and our planet.

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. On-site housing is available. RSCF is an equal opportunity employer, we therefore encourage underrepresented groups in STEM fields to apply. 

 

Send letter of inquiry to info@rarespecies.org

COVID-19 NOTICE

RSCF is dedicated to keeping the animals in our care and the people we work with safe and healthy during these unprecedented times. While we are seeking to hire enthusiastic animal care professionals, we are also enforcing strict safety protocols. 

RSCF requires all employees to be COVID vaccinated.

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