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Part Time Animal Caretaker

Description of Work: 
Performs cleaning and feeding for animals located at the San-Lee Nature Center. 
Animals include but not limited to turtles, snakes, frogs and raptors. The position also 
answers questions from the public while in the Nature Center and enforces policies, 
rules and regulations at San-Lee Park.

Preferred applicant must be at least 16 years old, enrolled in or graduated from high 
school and have reliable transportation. Some knowledge of North Carolina fauna and 
some experience working with animals. Must be able to work weekends and some 
holidays. Must be responsible and able to follow written instructions. A valid North 
Carolina Driver’s License is required.

Application Process: 
Please submit Lee County applications to Lee County Parks and Recreation Office, Attn: 
Joseph Keel, Parks and Recreation Director at 2303 Tramway Road, Sanford NC 27332. 
Position will remain open until filled. First review of applicants will be October 5th, 2022. 
Females and minorities are encouraged to apply. Lee County does not discriminate on the 
basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disabling condition in employment 
opportunities. NC criminal background check required. 

Applications can also be completed on our website,
Lee County seeks an innovative customer service driven professional to join our team as 
Animal Caretaker. This position works collaboratively with the Recreation Programmer-Outdoor Education & Recreation Programs to perform caretaking duties for animals 
located in the San-Lee Nature Center. Weekly schedule is flexible.