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Animal Health Care Worker for Powell River Orphaned Wildlife Society (PROWLS)


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Position:Animal Health Care Worker
Employer:Powell River Orphaned Wildlife Society (PROWLS)
Sector:Agriculture, Animals, Aquaculture
Closing Date:2022-Sep-03
Salary or Wage:$18.00 an hour
Full or Part Time:Full Time
Location:Powell River, BC
Start Date:ASAP
Contact:Merrilee Prior


- Must be between the ages of 18-30 years old
- Experience working with animals preferred
- First Aid training an asset
- Open to asking questions and learning new skills
- Enjoy working as part of a team with strong communication and coordination
- Ability to focus on a task
- Must be physically able to move large kennels with critters inside and carry large bags of feed
- Work will be indoors and out
- Able to interact with the public and provide comfort to those in distress
- Be readily able to adapt to changing circumstances
- Be comfortable with animals in poor health and excrement
- Must be COVID-19 vaccinated

Duties and Responsibilities

- Feed, water and medicate animals; from baby humming birds to deer
- Cage and facility maintenance and repairs
- Provide emotional support to coworkers and the public
- Assist with rescues when required (optional)
- Provide support in sensitive scenarios involving wildlife, nature and death of animal
- There is no standard workday, which creates a stimulating and interesting opportunity

Additional Details

- Position runs from May to End of August
- 35 hours/week
- Shift Work; there are 2 shifts each day, 7:00-3:00 and 1:00-9:00, with a 1 hour meal break

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