Title: Wildlife Hotline Educator
Contract: The WRSOS is seeking candidates from Saskatoon, and Regina to fill two wildlife hotline positions. All positions are seasonal from approximately May 1, 2019 until August 31, 2019.
The positions will be 30 hours a week at $13.00 to $13.50 per hour, based on experience. The application deadline is March 31, 2019.
Organization: The WRSOS is a registered non-profit organization that is committed to educating the public about wildlife issues, providing access to wildlife rehabilitation and ensuring the return of rescued, injured and truly orphaned wildlife to the wild. The wildlife hotline is a resource used by the public across Saskatchewan to get information about what to do with a wildlife concern they may have.
Job Description: The WRSOS is seeking highly self-motivated individuals able to work independently from home to answer and respond to WRSOS hotline calls. Responsibility of the Wildlife Hotline Educator is to provide information to the caller on how to resolve their concern and to minimize the unnecessary removal of wildlife from their natural habitat unless it is truly orphaned, injured or in need of assistance. If the animal is in need of help it is up to the Wildlife Hotline Educator to coordinate a way for that animal to be rescued/picked up and transported to the nearest target veterinarian or wildlife rehabilitator. The management of the hotline calls is the most important role of the WRSOS organization. Additional duties include logging all calls, coordinating hotline shifts and following up on unresolved calls.
Requirements: The qualified person must be in the process of obtaining their post-secondary education in the area of environmental science, wildlife biology, animal health, renewable resources or other related fields. The grants require that they are returning to school full time (3 class minimum) in the fall. They must also have excellent communication and organizational skills, creative problem solving skills, the ability to work under pressure and prioritize effectively. Working proficiency with Microsoft Office,Google Drive, and web applications is required. Must be organized and able to present weekly updates to their supervisor. Preference may be given to those individuals who have experience with the hotline or have volunteered with the WRSOS.
How to Apply: Please provide a cover letter, resume and references by e-mail to email@example.com by March 31, 2019. Candidates considered for an interview will be contacted by phone. Please note that the funding for these positions has not yet been confirmed