The International Crane Foundation (ICF) invites applications for the Veterinary Technician position. ICF works worldwide to conserve cranes and the ecosystems, watersheds and flyways on which they depend. ICF is dedicated to providing experience, knowledge, and inspiration to involve people in resolving threats to these ecosystems. World headquarters for ICF is located near Baraboo, Wisconsin. ICF has 45 full-time staff, and a network of hundreds of specialists working in over 50 countries on five continents.
This Veterinary Technician position is half-time (20 hours a week) with possible benefits and flexible scheduling. Responsibilities include providing medical care for the captive flock of cranes under supervision of the veterinarian. Candidates will assist with anesthesia, radiology, animal restraint, basic laboratory procedures, data entry, and inventory management.
Preferred candidates will have a veterinary technical degree and certificate, and/or experience in zoo, wildlife or avian health care and husbandry. We are looking for a self-motivated person to help our efforts for the conservation of endangered cranes.
The International Crane Foundation invites applications for the position of Aviculturist.
The Aviculturist will be part of a team of five full-time aviculturists and reports directly to the Curator of Birds. S/he will work closely with aviculture staff and interns to insure the proper care and breeding of ICF's captive population of cranes, and assist with the implementation of genetic and demographic management goals through AZA and other regional or global management programs. The position will work closely with Veterinary Services to coordinate preventative medicine programs and clinical care of birds.
A current focus of our collection is to provide birds to support reintroduction of endangered species of cranes into the wild, especially Whooping Cranes. The Aviculturist will participate in all aspects of breeding and rearing cranes for release, including isolation rearing techniques. This is a full-time position offering a competitive salary and benefits.