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Page Updated: May 1, 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.

Animal Curator: Full time, year-round, with benefits. Salary up to $70k/year, DOE. Moving expense reimbursement options available. Under Direction of the Executive Director, the Animal Curator is responsible for complete oversight of the animal husbandry department including hiring, training, and evaluation of a professional animal care staff. The Animal Curator ensures the most up-to-date welfare practices are upheld with a strong focus in operant conditioning and whole life care for the AWCC’s wildlife collection. The Animal Curator will be apart of the senior management team of the AWCC and offer guidance in the field of animal husbandry for project development. Please read the full job description here.. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and three to five professional references to sarah@alaskawildlife.org, use the subject line “Animal Curator_[NAME].” The application period is now open. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.

Admissions Manager: Full time, year-round, with benefits. Under the direction of the Director of Operations, the Guest Service team is lead by the Admissions & Retail Managers. Their staff handles our guests’ first interaction with AWCC. It is imperative that interaction is positive as it sets the tone for the rest of their experience. With a combination of a passion for the job and communication with other departments, you can make our guests experience more than memorable. An Admissions Manager should have a positive, professional, and upbeat personality with a desire to coach their staff on how to deliver outstanding customer service throughout every encounter. We are looking for a dependable, cheerful team player. Our Admissions Manager position is one where responsibilities and duties can change day- to-day, so multi-tasking and adapting to change are critical. Ideal candidates would arrive on time for scheduled shifts, organize the team for the days operations, manage currency deposits, fulfill online memberships and retail orders, assist in gift shop, and support other departments if necessary. 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 2022 opportunities. In the meantime, follow us on LinkedIn to keep up-to-date on job opportunities at the AWCC.

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