FULL TIME ANIMAL CAREGIVER:

Montague, NJ

 We are looking for a full time Animal Care Giver to be a part of our growing sanctuary

Looking for a highly motivated, dedicated individual, interested in joining the Animal Care Operations at our facility.  Work with like-minded individuals that are committed to the highest care and well being of our rescued animals.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in animal care, preferably at a sanctuary.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Able to take instruction on how to care for animals.
  • Able to oversee volunteers.
  • Able to prioritize effectively.
  • Able to understand and follow medical directions.
  • Excellent animal behavior observation skills
  • Excellent research skills.
  • Must be able to think outside the box and treat all animals on an individual level.
  • Able to work effectively and compassionately with all personality types.
  • Able to keep cool in medical emergencies.
  • Able to work in all weather conditions and be able to perform strenuous   tasks.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs.
  • Must be very reliable and dependable.
  • Excellent record keeping skills
  • Able to participate in a variety of organizational programs to better the     welfare of our animals
  • Team player who is able to monitor and report on all shelter staff duties
  • A commitment to Tamerlaine Farm’s animal care policies.
  • Passionate about animal welfare.
  •  Able to handle emotional situations dealing with animals.
  • Able to live in a group environment.
  •  Must live a vegan lifestyle while on the farm.
  •  Interested in growing with a small sanctuary and help to expand our animal caretaking operations.
  • Must have a valid drivers license.

 Responsibilities: 

  •  All animal care operations.
  • Work with and train Volunteers.
  • Daily animal heath care and treatments.
  • Documenting all animal health care checks, treatments, vaccinations, worming, medical histories etc.
  • Barn and habitat cleaning and enrichment.
  • Perform treatments and therapies for special care animals.
  • Travel with animals to veterinary appointments.
  • Work with founders to come up with the best care program possible for the animals.

 Benefits:

  • Housing, all meals on the farm and use of the farm car.
  • The opportunity to start with a program from the ground up.
  • Helping a new sanctuary become a home to future generations of animals.
  • Gain experience as animal caregiver

 To apply, please contact us via email with your resume and cover letter at

 

Email - info@tamerlainefarm.org

 

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