Job Opportunity - Plant Conservation Research Associate I (San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance)

The Plant Conservation Research Associate I performs assigned laboratory, animal care, field duties and/or training initiatives in support of a variety of conservation research, endangered species propagation, diagnostic activities and/or community initiatives. The position reports to a Supervisor level or higher in the Conservation Science & Wildlife Health department.


  • Perform a variety of laboratory, diagnostic, wildlife care, and/or field duties, depending on the assignment.
  • Collect, collate, maintain, process, and analyze records relevant to current projects (e.g., biological samples). Prepare, arrange, and maintain records for sample and/or wildlife shipments.
  • Collect, record and analyze data utilizing spreadsheet and database systems.
  • Document, file, and maintain records.
  • Conduct a variety of assigned research, husbandry, training, and diagnostic activities.
  • Work with team administrative assistant to maintain supply inventories and prepare purchase requisitions.
  • Ensure laboratory, animal care, and field equipment are properly maintained and calibrated and coordinates repairs and maintenance of equipment and facilities with administrative assistant.

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Event Dates

Starts: March 06, 2023 0:00am

Ends: April 06, 2023 0:00am