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Salato is hiring for the following positions:
Educators in this full-time multifaceted position conduct formal and informal programs that share their enthusiasm for the role of KDFWR in the management and conservation of fish and wildlife. Responsibilities include delivering daily public programs utilizing props, chalkboards, and live animals, roving with program animals, and conducting animal trainings and enrichments. Educators also conduct hunter range day certification courses, create written reports, and develop educational materials. In addition, educators assist with animal husbandry, visitor services, admissions, sales, and grounds and trail upkeep. Work is performed in an indoor classroom as well as various outdoor zoo settings, amphitheater, and on a firing range. This position pays $16.13/hr. and runs through November 2024.
Think you’ve got what it takes? Email your resume/cover letter today to
Salato@ky.gov. No phone calls, please.
Time to spare? Whether you are willing to donate several hours or several weeks a year, we promise the experience will be worthwhile. You don’t have to be a wildlife specialist to be a Salato Wildlife Education Center volunteer. All that is required is a positive attitude, an interest in animals and/or plants, and the ability to work with people of all ages.
Whether you enjoy working outdoors or indoors, Salato has something for everyone! Some volunteers may choose to work in Conservation Education, conducting educational programs or helping with special activities; while other volunteers may choose to get their hands dirty helping with plants, trails and special projects.
Everyone has something to offer. We accept those willing to volunteer from ages 16 and up. Retirees are welcome!
Just download the
volunteer application and mail it to:
Volunteer Program, Salato Wildlife Education Center, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, #1 Sportsman's Lane, Frankfort, KY 40601
For more information, call (502) 564-7863 or 1-800-858-1549. We look forward to hearing from you!
“Gain Useful Knowledge and Experience While Earning College Credit”
Depending on the career in mind, the Salato Wildlife Education Center offers a wide variety of opportunities for students to expand their knowledge and gain valuable experience in their chosen field. Internships are available to currently enrolled college students looking to earn course credit for their work. Interns earn college credit for leading interpretive programs in a formal and informal setting, using props and live animals as educational tools, landscaping with native plants, and much more!
Salato is looking for enthusiastic students interested in and/or majoring in wildlife biology, wildlife management, horticulture, education, public relations, or other related fields.
Talk with your advisor to see if an internship is a possibility for you and mail a completed
internship application to:
Internship Program, Salato Wildlife Education Center, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, #1 Sportsman's Lane, Frankfort, KY 40601
OR you can email your completed application to
email@example.com, with “Internship Application” in the subject line. For more information, please call (502)-892-4407.