WILDLIFE TECHNICIAN, FULL-TIME POSITION
A wildlife technician helps rescue and nurse orphaned, injured, and sick wild animals back to health to prepare them for return to their natural habitats. A wildlife technician reports to the director and licensed wildlife rehabilitator.
· At least one-year full time experience working or volunteering in a wildlife rehabilitation facility.
· Knowledgeable about mammal, avian and reptile basic care.
· Emotionally mature, hard-working, flexible and enthusiastic.
· Responsible, reliable, conscientious, and punctual.
· Able to work both alone and cooperatively, with co-workers and volunteers.
· Able to work calmly and quietly, in a fast-paced and sometimes stressful environment.
· Must be able to perform moderately strenuous work, such as bending and lifting a 40-pound load.
· Must have a valid driver’s license.
· Must be available to work some evenings, weekends and holidays.
· Bachelor's degree preferred, but experience can be substituted for formal education.
· Attendance at wildlife rehabilitation symposium or similar classes preferred.
Must supply relevant references from teachers and/or previous employers.
Send resume to: Teresa Stevenson, firstname.lastname@example.org