Job Posting 71789

Registered Veterinary Technologist (Wildlife Technician)
Wildlife Rescue Association of BC
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Burnaby
closed 7 days ago (Sun, 19 Sep)
full time  •  $21-24/hour

Are you looking for a meaningful career working hands on with birds, bats, reptiles, and even the occasional amphibian patient? 

Wildlife Rescue is seeking a driven, caring individual to take on an important role in our wildlife rehabilitation centre. 

 

Who is WRA? 

For over 40 years, Wildlife Rescue Association of BC has been a leader in wildlife rehabilitation and education, and a pillar of the lower mainland community. With over 5,000 patients per year, WRA is the most prolific wildlife rescue in Canada, boasting a varied and fulfilling breadth of work for our staff and volunteers.  

 

About the role: 

This regular, full-time position will play a key role in caring for our wild patients and supporting our team of wildlife rehabilitation staff and volunteers.  

 

Duties include: 

  • Perform and oversee intake exams, medications, lab work, and daily wildlife care 
  • Monitor, evaluate, and report procedures and treatment plans 
  • Supporting overall operations of the wildlife hospital  

Application deadline: September 18th, 2021  

 

Wage: $21-24 

 

Who should apply? 

Wildlife Rescue is a dynamic work environment with a team that values the natural world and animals we live alongside. Our work is highly collaborative, exciting, and fulfilling. If a heart-driven career helping to provide vulnerable animals with their best chance at full, wild lives appeals to you, we want to hear from you!  

 

As our ideal candidate, you have: 

  • Registered Veterinary Technologist certification (or equivalent and registered with BCVTA) 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to take an active role in the daily supervision of volunteers and staff 
  • Ability to work flexible shifts 
  • A growth mindset and interest in researching the best methods of medical treatment available for wildlife and gaining new skills 

 

What do we offer? 

  • Hands-on training in the field of wildlife rehabilitation  
  • A culture of wellness and appreciation in a nonprofit setting  
  • Comprehensive compensation package that includes paid vacation and sick leave 
  • Extended medical and dental benefits  
  • A network of supportive, skilled professionals in the field of wildlife rehabilitation  
  • Fulfilling and varied work for an important cause 
  • Opportunity to lead and design new facilities and programs for wildlife care  
  • Opportunities for career growth and professional learning  

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Wildlife Rescue thanks all applicants in advance for their interest in this role.

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