Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

Position  Internship
Requirements  For the Animal Keeper Position: A Bachelor's Degre in an animal related discipline is preferred. 12 positions open. For the Horticulture Position: Requires the completion of an Independent Project. Must be able to lift 50+ lbs. Requires teh completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Horticulture, Botany, or related field. One position open. Compensation for both is $50/wk for food. Housing is provided on the refuge. Location in Eureka Springs, AR. Deadline for application is April 15, 2011. To apply, send cover letter, resume, and 2 letters of recommendation by email.
Responsibilities  Animal Keeper position: Responsible for the daily care of Tigers, Lions, Cougars, Black Bears, Black Leopard, African Serval, Caracal, Bobcats, Rhesus Macaque, and Hoof stock. Horticulture Position: Assist with the maintenance and improvement of the landscaped areas of the Refuge. Responsible for the identification and removal of toxic pants as well as the development of browse for environmental enrichment.
Contact: Emily McCormack
Eureka Springs, Arkansas
Phone Number  
Email emily@turpentinecreek.org 
Website www.turpentinecreek.org 
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