Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Animal Trainer Wanted!

Animal Trainer Wanted!

The Wolf Science Center (WSC), a scientific non-profit institution in Ernstbrunn, Austria, is looking for an Animal Trainer Trainee (www.wolfscience.at).

The successful candidate will, as part of a team, train dogs and wolves at the WSC, care for the animals, conduct scientific experiments, support the administration with animal-related issues and interact with WSC students and visitors.

Background and experience in handling and training of animals, teamwork, and German and English skills are a prerequisite. The applicant should bring communication strength and commitment, interpersonal skills and flexibility. Preference is given to applicants with a long term perspective, that are experienced with hand-reared wolves and/or have a solid background in theory and practice of animal training. The successful applicant first passes through a one-month trial period, followed by at least six months training on the job, with the possibility of subsequent employment as a Trainer at the WSC.

We offer a dynamic work environment in a team with colleagues and animals, as well as the opportunity to contribute to a unique scientific institution.

Payment is made by collective agreement and is during the training period by agreement and after the training period about 1,700 € gross.

Please send your application documents to info@wolfscience.at

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