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Director of Wildlife Rehabilitation, South Florida Wildlife Center

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Sectors Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
Location Florida - America North
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Company Name The Humane Society of the United States
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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.


The South Florida Wildlife Center (SFWC) of The Humane Society of the Unites States is seeking a Director of Wildlife Rehabilitation. This is a year-round, high-volume wildlife trauma hospital, teaching facility, and rehabilitation center.  Duties include creating, directing, and overseeing the medical treatment, recovery, and rehabilitation plans for all native wildlife patients from post-crisis clinic through release to the wild.  Other duties include management of animal care and nursery supervisory staff; ensuring appropriate set-up, maintenance, and enrichment of recovery habitats; performing and/or overseeing diet, physical therapy, preparation and assessment of patients for release; and ensuring the timely release of successfully rehabilitated native wildlife patients to a species-appropriate site.  Licensed veterinarian with strong wildlife treatment and rehabilitation experience highly preferred.   Some management experience preferred; some clinic work essential part of duties. Non-veterinarian applicant needs Bachelor degree at minimum in a related field or a minimum of four years equivalent experience.  Candidate must qualify for and hold for the SFWC all rehabilitation (Federal and State) permits and licenses.  Skills in humane wildlife capture, handling, rehabilitation, and wildlife medicine required.

Please submit a cover letter and resume using this form or fax to 301-548-7701.

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