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  • Aviary Assistant

    • Employer: Grey Snow Eagle House
      Location: Perkins, OK
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 12/01/2018
      Open Until Filled: No

    To apply please visit: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=6972&clientkey=2267CE6F870D7B0E01B5E293AFFB82DE 

    For more information: eagles.iowanation.org or www.facebook.com/GreySnowEagleHouse. For questions please contact: Megan Judkins, Aviary Director mjudkins@iowanation.org.  Position to be filled as soon as possible.

    Summary of Responsibilities: 

    The Aviary Assistant will assist the Aviary Assistant Manager in the daily care of the eagles, daily cleaning of the aviary, and educational presentations as needed. The incumbent will perform routine office activities necessary to facilitate the goals and objectives of the Eagle Aviary Program.

    Pay: $10.50-$12.00/hour

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

    •             Participate in cleaning and disinfecting all cages as scheduled.

    •             Ensure all offices, break areas, and buildings are cleaned and disinfected.

    •             Participate in training new hires and volunteers to make sure that they know how all tasks are performed and at what quality the work should be at.

    •             Responsible for the daily observation of raptor health and welfare.

    •             Report maintenance issues and potential safety hazards to Aviary Supervisor or Aviary Management.

    •             Attend training and provide Aviary staff a presentation on information gained in training.

    •             Assist in preparing food for eagles on a scheduled basis.

    •             Maintain a detailed log of aviary activities and program files as determined by funding sources.

    •             Assist in outreach activities including presentations and tours for Tribal members and the community.

    •             Assist with upkeep of the facility as necessary including basic construction and grounds maintenance.

    •             Ensure education birds are properly cared for and trained if part of education program.

    •             Participate in aviary committees, releases, fundraisers, etc. when asked or when individual possesses skills that would benefit the project.

    •             Perform other duties as needed.


    •             Must possess good communication skills when dealing with Tribal members and the community.

    •             Knowledge of Ioway’s or Native American cultural activities preferred.

    •             Is required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

    •             Routine exposure to outside weather conditions, bird holding areas where noise level in the work environment may be loud.

    •             Ability to lift and/or move items of up to fifty pounds.

    •             Must be able to read, understand, apply and retain knowledge of departmental rules, regulations and policies.

    •             Knowledge of animal behavior.

    •             Knowledge of procedures used for the proper care and handling of native birds.

    •             Knowledge of aviary safety rules and regulations.

    •             Ability to tolerate stress working with native birds.

    •             Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions including procedures for care and maintenance of animals, exhibit, service and holding spaces.

    •             Ability to exhibit patience when caring for animals.

    •             Ability to exercise judgment concerning assigned work activities.

    •             Skill in tact and diplomacy when interacting with co-workers, visitors and volunteers.

    •             Skill in observation in order to recognize and evaluate conditions of animal health, diets and behavior.

    •             Ability to work long hours when rescues occur or veterinary appointments are necessary.

    Edited by GSEH

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