Provides food and water for all animals. Responsible for the correct identity and quantities of various foods for each animal following specified or special schedule.
Exercises animals by turning out or walking on a leash as required, or following a specific schedule.
Observes animals to be continually aware of appearance, behavioral or health changes, takes corrective action and informs management, veterinarian personnel or owner as necessary.
Administers medication to animals as prescribed by the Veterinarian.
Cleans and sanitizes stalls, petting zoo, common areas on a regular basis to assure clean and sanitary conditions at all times.
Provides adequate and correct storage of food, bedding and supplies.
Performs various maintenance and repair tasks when necessary.
Reports major repairs, and assures adequate corrective action.
Assisting with farm tours and special events / parties
Set-up / clean-up of Birthday parties
Performs other duties as assigned.
Farm Animal Caretakers should ideally have a minimum of 1 year previous experience working for an established petting zoo, pony party business or equestrian facility.
Knowledge of animals' characteristics, needs and behavior and skill in observing, handling and caring for animals.
Ability to follow complex instructions.
Ability to maintain records.
However, we are always willing to train individuals who are hard-working, enthusiastic, willing to learn and dependable.
Bilingual - proficient in English & Arabic