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Hayley is a highly qualified environmental professional with extensive experience in animal ecology, venomous snake handling, damage mitigation and rehab. Her credentials include an Advanced Certification in Venomous Snake Handling, a Certification as a Fauna Spotter, and a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science with a focus on Animal Ecology.

Hayley’s Experience:

  • Mammal Keeper, Australia Zoo: worked in this role for almost 3 years, gaining experience in animal care, management, and husbandry.
  • FSC Worker: worked in various locations across NSW, NT, and QLD, gaining experience in field research and data collection.
  • SSSAFE Team Member: currently working for SSSAFE for almost two years, handling venomous snakes, and assisting with damage mitigation and rehab projects.

Hayley’s Strengths:

  • Extensive experience in animal ecology and care.
  • Advanced certification in venomous snake handling.
  • Strong skills in data collection and analysis.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in high-stress situations.
  • A team player with excellent communication skills.