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Page Updated: September 29, 2022

AWCC COVID Vaccination Information: AWCC is home to wildlife species in the mustelid, feline and cervid families which have been shown to be susceptible to illness from the corona virus (COVID-19). More than 60% of animals living at AWCC fall into these three categories. In order to keep staff and animals safe from COVID-19, all staff are required to be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine that has been approved by the FDA or has been issued an Emergency Use Authorization. Read the AWCC Vaccination Policy Here.

Assistant Curator: Full time, year-round, with benefits. Salary up to $50k/year, DOE. Under Direction of the Animal Curator, the Assistant Curator is responsible for implementing, training, and supervising a staff of keepers, interns, and volunteers within the animal care department. The Assistant Curator should have a background in operant conditioning and can help push the training program forward at the AWCC. The Assistant Curator works side by side with the Animal Curator to establish a positive working environment for the team, and ensures best husbandry practices are followed as directed by the Curator. The Assistant Curator will aid in daily MOD coverage, as well, receiving training in human and animal emergencies. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and three to five professional references to sarah@alaskawildlife.org, use the subject line “Assistant Curator_[NAME].” The application period is now open. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. Click here to view a complete Job Description. A valid driver’s license is required for all job listings.

Maintenance Tech: Under the direction of AWCC’s Facilities & Projects Manager, our maintenance position is one where responsibilities and duties can change daily. In addition to needing to complete regular assignments, multi-tasking and adapting to change are critical. Ideal candidates would arrive on time for scheduled shifts, happily greet and attend to customers, perform general maintenance of mechanical items, regular maintenance of buildings, vehicles, snow removal, road grading, assists with tidal variations, operates equipment in a safe manner, routine carpentry, painting, fence building, minor electrical, plumbing, and occasional custodial duties. This position is ideal for a driven and team-oriented individual that can manage keeping up with tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment working with many departments to meet specific needs. This position works in a variety of locations including restrooms, offices, behind the scenes staff areas, indoor and outside exhibits, retail space, company vehicles and more. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. Click here to view a complete Job Description. A valid driver’s license is required for all job listings. To apply, send resume, cover letter, and three reference contacts to info@alaskawildlife.org.


All other positions at the AWCC are currently filled for the season. Please check back in December and January for our summer 2023 opportunities. In the meantime, follow us on LinkedIn to keep up-to-date on job opportunities at the AWCC.

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