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Primate keeper

Hiring Organization:
Lav Onlus

Date Posted:
2019-08-06

Position Description:
LAV (Lega anti vivisezione) is looking for an animal keeper for a temporary position in the rescue center for exotic animals in Semproniano, Italy.
Role description below.
Participate in the daily care of the primates, including:
- clean habitats
- prepare and distribute food
- report any animal showing signs of ill health or injury to management
- make and distribute enrichment.
- help with the weekly delivery of food

Qualifications/Experience:
- experience working in an animal sanctuary or similar work environment (at least 1 year)
- empathy and compassion for animals
- degree in zoology, biology, primatology, animal behaviour or equivalent on-the-job experience in animal care
- good skill in teamwork
- be able to work under difficult weather's conditions
- driver license

Prefer knowledge of italian language

Term of Appointment:
9 months, starting on the 15th of September, 2019

Application Deadline:
20th of August 2019

Contact Information:
Marco Martinelli
semproniano 58055
Italy

Website:
http://www.lav.it/

E-mail Address:
selezione@lav.it

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