COMMUNITY SERVICE FWS - ANIMAL CARETAKER & EDUCATOR

Campus/Location:
University Park Campus
Date Announced:
01/08/2019
Job Number:
84966
Work Unit:
Undergraduate Education
Department:
Office of Student Aid
Full/Part Time:
Part–Time
Hourly Rate:
$0.00

Description

Earn $12/hour! The Community Service FWS - Animal Caretaker & Educator Work-Study position supports the daily operations of the Animal Care Program at Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center. Located 12 miles from University Park in Penn State’s 7,000 Stone Valley Forest, the center is home to over forty native amphibians, reptiles, and raptors. The Animal Caretaker and Educator will engage in husbandry tasks such as cleaning, water quality maintenance, preparing food, and providing environmental enrichment. In this position, the students will have the opportunity to apply operant learning techniques with the resident raptors. As Shaver’s Creek Environmental is open to the public daily, welcoming and educating visitors is an important duty. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated individual that has a strong interest in an animal care career. Selected candidates may work up to 20 hours per week, but a minimum of (1) 8-hour weekend shift and (2) 3-hour weekday shifts are required. In addition to the requirements of the CSFWS Program, selected candidates must purchase a Pennsylvania Fishing License and complete all mandated IACUC (Institutional Animal Care & Usage Committee) training prior to beginning work at Shaver’s Creek.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088