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San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance

Posted: January 24, 2024 Expired: February 21, 2024
San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance
Escondido
FULL TIME
Postgraduate Degree 1 Year

San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance

San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance

HOW YOU WILL IMPACT OUR MISSION 
The Research Associate I performs assigned laboratory, wildlife/plant care, field duties and/or training initiatives in support of a variety of research, endangered species propagation, and/or community initiatives. The position reports to a Supervisor level or higher in the Conservation Science Department. 
 
WHAT YOU WILL DO 

  • Perform a variety of laboratory, diagnostic, wildlife care, and/or field duties, depending on the assignment. 
  • Collect, collate, maintain, process, and analyze records relevant to current projects (e.g., data and biological samples). 
  • Collect, record and analyze data utilizing spreadsheet and database systems. 
  • Document, file, and maintain records. 
  • Conduct a variety of assigned research, husbandry, and training activities. 
  • Work with team of administrative assistant to maintain supply inventories and prepare purchase requisitions. 
  • Ensure laboratory, wildlife/plant care, and field equipment are properly maintained and calibrated and coordinates repairs and maintenance of equipment and facilities with administrative assistant. 

 
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR 
JOB EXPERIENCE 

  • This position is for a research Associate I with the Mountain yellow-legged frog recovery program. This position will assist with the daily management of population of Mountain yellow legged from in human care while also assisting with field-based research and surveys. 1+ years of herpetological husbandry or aquatic husbandry preferred. 1 years of experience and/or certification in conducting laboratory or field-based research required.  Experience with science communication or interpretation of scientific concepts preferred. 
     

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in biological sciences or a specialized field specific to the position is required.  
     

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE 

  • Trained in methodology and equipment used in the assigned area of biological research, animal care, diagnostics, social science or science communication  
  • Proficient in data and record keeping.  
  • Able to operate moderately complex computer software programs.  
  • Able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.  
  • Able to work effectively with others in a diverse environment 
  • Able to attend to the needs of assigned research collections and/or community members.  

SOME OF THE PERKS YOU WILL ENJOY AS A TEAM MEMBER

  • Free admission to the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park
  • Family Passes
  • Complimentary Tickets
  • Local and In-House Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program

IMPORTANT DETAILS

  • Location: Escondido, CA
  • Position Type: Hourly Full-Time Non-Exempt ion
  • Hourly Range: $25.77 - $28.48

How to Apply

https://us232.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/sdzwa/Posting/View/16102

San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance
15600 San Pasqual Valley Rd, Escondido, CA 92027
Escondido, CA 92027
Phone: 619-231-1515

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