Jobs at Drumlin Farm

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Wildlife Care Technician II - Drumlin Farm

Location: Lincoln, MA
Sanctuary: Drumlin Farm

The Wildlife Care Technician is in charge of feeding and caring for outreach and display wildlife. He/she monitors the health, welfare, and enrichment schedule of all wildlife and assists in the training of educators, interns, and volunteers working at the Wildlife Care Center. This is a full time position that requires weekends and some holiday work.


Care for wildlife including:

  • feed approved diets;
  • clean and disinfect cages and enclosures;
  • administer vaccines, medication and maintain health records;
  • consult with veterinarians as needed;
  • assist in Veterinarian Care Standards;
  • transport animals as needed;
  • assist with monthly health checks including trimming beaks, talons, and nails of animals;
  • respond to medical emergencies;
  • perform lab work as needed;
  • assist in socializing and conditioning animals for use on outreach programs.
  • Collaborates in locating suppliers and in acquiring food and supplies.
  • Perform additional related duties as requested.
  • Support training and supervision of Interns and volunteers in daily animal care tasks
  • Answer questions and educate the public about disabled, nuisance, and/or young animals and refer people to local licensed wildlife rehabilitators as appropriate.
  • Perform various building, exhibit and grounds maintenance projects required to support the wildlife care unit.


  • One year of experience as a technician in an animal care field.
  • College degree in Biology, Zoology, Ecology, Veterinary Technician, Wildlife biology, or a related field preferred.
  • Knowledge of wildlife biology and related natural history topics.
  • Demonstrate a sincere passion for working with captive wildlife.
  • Ability to communicate easily with staff and the public.
  • Candidates must be driven and responsible self-starters, who work effectively both independently and as a team player.
  • Ability to work in a physically demanding, fast-paced environment, on all types of terrain and in all weather conditions. i.e. the physical capability to lift 50 pounds, climb ladders, walk or run on the property.
  • A current rabies vaccination is required.
  • Previous experience in environmental/wildlife education is a plus.
  • A valid MA driver's license.
  • Successful candidates will also need to pass a background records check (CORI, SORI and driver's.)

Compensation and Benefits

$14 per hour and full benefits package.

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Job# 2892