Position: Wildlife Supervisor (one position)
Hours: 37.5 hrs/week, weekdays and every 2nd weekend
Approx. Start Date: April 22th
Approx. End Date: August 23/30th
Description: The Wildlife Supervisor will assist the Animal Care Director in the rehabilitation of Passeriformes and Mammalian species that come through the centre during the summer season. They will learn how to safely handle wildlife patients, from fragile newborn squirrels to healthy adult raptors and waterfowl. The staff must learn how to care for orphans, immature juveniles and injured adult wildlife and their varying needs. They will learn avian and mammalian biology, natural history and behaviours, basic assessments of common species, medical terminology, monitoring and interventions.
Daily tasks will include supervision of summer staff and onsite volunteers, teaching simple tasks and supervising their work alongside the director, weighing wildlife, preparing appropriate diets, hand-feeding, administering medical treatments, daily cleaning of enclosures/cages and other routine site maintenance activities. There will be a focus on treatment plans and milestones requirements for a successful release of our wildlife patients. teaching simple tasks and supervising their work alongside the director.
- No age requirement
- access to own transportation to rural site in St. Adolphe
- supervisory experience and experience working with the public
- advanced animal husbandry skills
- can work independently
- physically fit, able to lift 50 lb bags of food
- work outdoors during any weather condition for 8 hrs/day
Interested applicants should apply with a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.