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Organization: Lindsay Wildlife Experience

Location: Walnut Creek, CA

Job Title: Wildlife Rehabilitation Technician PT/FT Available

Contact Name: Aireo Shipman

Contact Email: jobs@lindsaywildlife.org

Position Type: Paid Position

Position Hours: Full time

Position Description: The hospital is seeking both Wildlife Rehabilitation Technicians and Wildlife Veterinarian Technicians for full and part-time positions.

The wildlife rehabilitation technician reports to the wildlife rehabilitation manager and is responsible for the daily rehabilitation operation; overseeing the initial and continuing treatment of injured and orphaned wildlife; supervision of volunteers on shift in the hospital and in satellite locations; helping the public with wildlife questions and concerns.

The priorities for this position are to 1) strengthen the wildlife rehabilitation program, and; 2) save the lives of injured and orphaned wild animals in our care by ensuring that treatment of all wildlife in our care is executed to the highest achievable level with the assistance of assistants, interns and volunteers in hospital and in satellite locations. 

The wildlife rehabilitation technician:

Is responsible for the triage, initial treatment, and continuing care of sick, injured, and orphaned wildlife; working closely with the veterinarians to implement and manage appropriate medical treatments and procedures for rehabilitating animals. Certain duties may require an RVT license.

Works in cooperation with other rehabilitation staff and volunteers to provide quality care for wild animal patients, meet department goals, and further the museum’s mission of inspiring and connecting people with wildlife in order to make the world we share healthier and safer for all of us.

Ensures that excellent customer service—to volunteers, coworkers, the public, and the patients—is consistently administered.

Link to Position on your Website: http://lindsaywildlife.org/employment-opportunities/wrt/

Submitted August 29th, 2019


Organization: The Wild Neighbors Database Project

Location: Northern California

Job Title: Technical Writer

Contact Name: Rachel Avilla

Contact Email: rachel@wrmd.org

Position Type: Paid Position

Position Hours: Other

Position Description: This position will be responsible for creating content for the WRMD knowledge base. We are looking for a person that can take the detailed and nuanced technical attribute of WRMD and distill them down to conceptual and task-based documentation that any end user can understand and use. 
This is a contracted job until the project is completed. After that point the contract may be extended for maintenance of the knowledge base and to help answer daily questions that come through WRMD’s forum.

Submitted August 27th, 2019


Organization: International Bird Rescue

Location: Cordelia

Job Title: Wildlife Rehabilitation Technician

Contact Name: Human Resources

Contact Email: jobs@bird-rescue.org

Position Type: Part-time

Position Description: We have an immediate opening for a rehabilitation technician at our SF Bay Wildlife Center in Fairfield, CA. Rehabilitation technicians are responsible for husbandry, medical care of patients and public outreach. An RVT licensed in the state of California and/or a bachelor's degree in a related field is preferred.

Submitted: August 11, 2019


Organization: California Wildlife Center

Location: Calabasas

Job Title: Wildlife Rehabilitation Technician

Contact Name: Denys Hemen

Contact Email: jennifer@cawildlife.org

Position Type: Full-time Seasonal Job

Position Description: This is a seasonal or year-round hourly Wildlife Rehabilitation Technician position whose responsibility is to ensure that all animals in the CWC ICU receive adequate and appropriate care by implementing protocols, procedures, medical evaluations, and treatments as set by the Hospital Manager and Veterinarian. Resumes will be accepted ongoing with 2 seasonal position that will start in March 2020 and a possible year-round position with a hiring date to be determined.

Submitted: July 5, 2019