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Assistant Aviculturist

Posted November 2, 2022

Horseshoe Bay Resort
Horseshoe Bay, TX
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About This Job

Do you love working with animals, being outside, educating people about exotic birds, and working for an award winning resort?  If so, we have a great career opportunity for you!

JOB SUMMARY:

Assist the Resort Aviculturist in keeping and caring for exotic birds, tortoises and other animals owned by or under the care of the Resort. Display Resort animals outdoors on indoors. Present educational sessions about the birds to Resort guests.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Responsible for all aspects of animal care including, but not limited to, physical and emotional stability of birds and tortoises.
  • Maintains clean storage and display environments, identifying and eliminating hazards or harmful substances.
  • Feeds and waters all animals daily maintaining appropriate dietary needs.
  • Transports birds to and from display locations.
  • Rotates display locations.
  • Guest and member interaction with birds and tortoises.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum age requirement – 18+
  • Knowledge in the proper handling of birds and exotic animals.
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English.
  • Basic computer skills to include email and data entry.
  • Must demonstrate good oral communication skills, especially when relaying information to members and guests.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be able to interact with co-workers and have a sense of TEAM.
  • Must have neat and clean overall appearance.

Physical & Mental Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  • Must have neat and clean overall appearance.
  • Must be able to walk, sit, and stand for a long period of time, as a daily routine.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with the general public.
  • Must be able to ascent/descent stairs as a daily routing.
  • Must be able to comprehend reading materials.
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English.
  • Must demonstrate good oral communication skills, especially when relaying information to members and guests.
  • Must be able to work unsupervised.
  • Must be able to interact with co-workers and have a sense of TEAM.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Horseshoe Bay Resort

200 Hi Circle North
Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657

(830) 598-2511

400 Room Resort

www.hsbresort.com

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