The Aviculturist plays an internal role in supporting the institution's mission of inspiring conservation of the oceans by helping with the care of our avian collection, helping to supervise our aviculture volunteers and interns, as well as engaging our visitors.  The position will be part of the aviculture team that is responsible for care of all elements of the avian animal care, including holding areas and exhibits, transports, acclimations, introductions, incubation/hand rearing, record keeping and live animal programs.

Responsibilities:

  • Avian animal care skills, including diet preparation, animal feeding, detection of avian diseases, capture, restraints, operant conditioning, incubation, and hand-rearing.
  • Familiarity and ability to cover maintenance

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