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    Summary

    The position is located at the Logan Field Station of the National Wildlife Research Center (NWRC). You will serve as part of the animal care staff which is responsible for the care of captive canids, primarily coyotes, for complying with animal welfare regulations, and for record management in accordance with Good Laboratory Practice and Animal Welfare Act standards.

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    Responsibilities

    • The duties described are for the full-performance level. At developmental grade levels, assignments will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence and limited complexity.
    • The duties may include, but are not limited to:
    • Provide care for caged or penned captive animals, primarily coyotes.
    • Provide unsupervised care, after hours, on weekends, and on holidays as needed.
    • Using a computer. Input data and follow security procedures to preserve records.
    • Collects daily records of animal behavior, response to environmental enrichment, and for forming and following an environmental enrichment schedule.
    • Assists with planning and completing routine vaccinations, veterinary care as specified by a veterinarian, and necropsy procedures.
    • Assists with research studies and other activities at the Millville Predator Research Facility.
    • Assists in maintaining the research station facilities, including buildings, grounds, pens, fences and equipment.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    5

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