Seasonal Summer Assistant

Job Locations
US-OH-Dayton
Type
Seasonal, Part-Time
Job Category
Facilities/Property Maintenance
ID
2021-4731
City
Dayton
State/Province
OH

Overview

Now in its second century, Audubon is dedicated to protecting birds and other wildlife and the habitat that supports them. Audubon’s mission is engaging people in bird conservation on a hemispheric scale through science, policy, education and on-the-ground conservation action.  By mobilizing and aligning its network of Chapters, Centers, State and Important Bird Area programs in the four major migratory flyways in the Americas, the organization will bring the full power of Audubon to bear on protecting common and threatened bird species and the critical habitat they need to survive.  And as part of BirdLife International, Audubon will join people in over 100 in-country organizations all working to protect a network of Important Bird Areas around the world, leveraging the impact of actions they take at a local level.  What defines Audubon’s unique value is a powerful grassroots network of approximately 450 local chapters, 120 campus chapters, 17 state and regional offices, 34 Audubon Centers, Important Bird Area Programs in 50 states, and 700 staff across the country. 

 

 

Position Summary

This position will support Aullwood Farm in a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities including animal care, grounds and facilities care, picking up and stacking hay, and serving as back-up at the farm front desk.

Essential Functions

  • Feeding and watering farm animals (horses, cows, pigs, chickens, etc.).
  • Cleans and beds animal stalls daily.
  • Keep facility neat and clean at all times.
  • Perform basic landscape duties such as weed removal, branch removal, raking.
  • Provide back-up when necessary at farm front desk, greeting visitors, taking admission.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Experience with farm and animal work preferred. Experience with customer service preferred. Willing to train motivated individual.
  • Must take pride in and be thorough in quality of work produced.
  • Must be able to use general office equipment including office PC, copier, telephone, facsimile machine, register, or be willing to learn.
  • Knowledge of safety practices, precautions and occupational hazards associated with farm animal work.
  • Must be a team player and interact collegially with co-workers and other constituencies. Physical demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Work in all temperatures and weather conditions
  • Able to reach, lift to 80 pounds;
  • Must be able to work under deadlines and with interruptions.

EEO Statement

The National Audubon Society is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to a policy of nondiscrimination, inclusion and equal opportunity and actively seek a diverse pool of candidates in this search.

Accessibility Statement

The National Audubon Society endeavors to keep our careers site accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Accommodations@audubon.org. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

COVID Policy

Beginning September 15, 2021: Audubon requires all staff either to provide proof of being fully vaccinated or, if they cannot provide such proof for any reason, to wear a mask while working indoors, including in all Audubon facilities and offsite, and while working outdoors in situations where they cannot maintain social distancing. In addition, at this time and until CDC recommendations change, all staff in counties the CDC identifies as having “substantial” and “high” COVID transmission ratesmust wear masks indoors (unless alone in a closed office) and outdoors in situations where they cannot maintain social distancing regardless of vaccination status. 

 

This policy covers national and state offices, centers, and sanctuaries, as well as Audubon employees working offsite. Should you be selected for this position, you will be asked to acknowledge you have read the above policy and provide your vaccination status.

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