The ideal candidate will have knowledge of local wildlife and will be

Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society (MARS) is seeking a part-time technician for the summer
to assist in the intake, husbandry, and rehabilitation of local wildlife during our busy summer
season. The technician should be able to respond to rescue inquiries from the public and help to
coordinate in the rescue and transport of injured wildlife especially birds to be admitted to the
center. Additionally, they must be able to work with our large number of volunteers who help
provide husbandry on a daily basis.
The ideal candidate will have knowledge of local wildlife and will be comfortable handling
songbirds, birds of prey, adult and baby mammals. Prior experience working with wildlife in
order to assist with basic rehabilitation (handling, restraint, examinations, fluid administration,
wound management, medical record-keeping), as well as experience in nursing orphaned wildlife
is a must. IWRC Basic skills certification or AHT Diploma is preferred. Candidates must be
able to bend, kneel, crawl, and lift 40 lbs, and not be afraid of cleaning and getting dirty!
Qualified candidates must be capable of behaving courteously and professionally with staff,
volunteers, and the public in often high-stress situations involving injured wildlife. Candidates
must be able to work weekends as well as morning and/or evening shifts.
This is a paid position, requiring approximately 30 hrs/week, mostly Wednesday - Sunday.
Hourly rate commensurate with experience ($12-$15 depending on experience)
Please email cover letter and resume to [email protected] with the subject line “Wildlife
Length of Term:
Length of Term: Temporary. Now through September
Qualification List:
IWRC certification Wildlife Rehabilitator
Paid Position: