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Wildlife Technician

Carlsbad, CA
November 11, 2018

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Cassidy Klovanish

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Vista CA 92081 760-***-****


Northern Arizona University: B.S. Biology Graduation: Spring 2017

Specialization: Zoology Minor: Chemistry

Certificate: Wildlife Ecology and Management GPA: 3.59

Örebro Universitet, Sweden- International student (Spring 2015) Dean's list: 2.5 years


Wildlife Technician: Colorado Plateau Research Station, Flagstaff, AZ February 2017-Present

●Helped maintain and care for a breeding colony of federally threatened Narrow-headed gartersnakes

●Processed snakes (some venomous) and amphibians according to established protocols

●Coordinated and executed pick up, transfer, and habituation of live fish from AZGFD hatcheries for feeding

●Entered data using Microsoft Access and Excel and wrote reports for government agencies

Dog Sitter/Walker:, Flagstaff, AZ and San Diego, CA June 2015-October 2018

●Fed, medicated, exercised, and cleaned up after dogs according to owner's instructions

●Maintained owner’s home when doing in-home care

●Observed dogs for noteworthy behavior

●Communicated with owners to ensure happiness of both owner and pets

Wildlife Rehabilitation Intern: Fund for Animals, Ramona, CA May 2016-August 2016

●Prepared food and enrichment, fed, handled, cleaned, and maintained mammal and raptor enclosures

●Recorded daily observations, provided basic medical care, and briefed supervisors of condition of animals

●Assisted in building 3 enclosures for small mammals and created ~50 hammocks for opossums

Wildlife Rehabilitation Volunteer: Project Wildlife, San Diego, CA August 2011-August 2015

●Prepared specialized diets, fed, monitored and recorded notable information about over 50 species of birds

●Assisted veterinary technicians with large/unruly birds for medical exams, bandings, feedings, and cleanings.

●Took in animals from the public and answered questions about local wildlife, regulations, and our work

●Supervised and trained new volunteers to feed, clean, handle, set up cages, and intake animals from the public

Animal Care and Education Volunteer: Wild Wonders, Bonsall, CA May 2013-August 2013

●Prepared specialized diets, fed, and cleaned enclosures of a variety of domestic, native, and exotic animals

●Assisted with educational presentations to the public


Student Custodial Aide: Cline Library, Flagstaff, AZ February 2016-May 2017

Caterer: Sodexo, Flagstaff, AZ November 2014-December 2014

Student Researcher: Invertebrate Lab, Flagstaff, AZ January 2016-May 2018


●Lauri Mudzinski, Past employer

●Dr. Rebecca Beresic-Perrins: Undergraduate Research Mentor

●Crystal Hollins: Past supervisor 760-***-****

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