About the Opportunity
Founded in 1981, Wildlife Rescue Inc. of New Mexico’s mission has always been to give injured wildlife a second chance and to educate the community about the wildlife in the state and the threats they face. We have an average annual intake of 2,000 animals per year (birds and small mammals) and rely heavily on our volunteers for all aspects of our operations.
Why You’re Right for this Job
• You have a passion for helping animals and approach each encounter you have with compassion and care.
• You are highly skilled in maintaining treatment protocols and following intake procedures even when high-stress situations arise.
• You pride yourself on your ability to oversee volunteers and take advantage of teaching moments when they present themselves.
• You act with the highest integrity, and you understand that consistency and trustworthiness are sacred values in your line of work.
• You are able to juggle multiple tasks at once while prioritizing what needs to get done first and what can wait.
• You consider yourself to be exceptionally collaborative and are able to develop strong relationships with board members, volunteers, and the community alike.
• You have a heart for educating others about wildlife animals and eagerly seek out opportunities to do so.
Job Specifications and Pay
This job is on-site, in our Albuquerque office. It is a full time, exempt position. Candidates must be located in, or willing to relocate, to Albuquerque, NM.
To Apply: https://www.indeed.com/job/rehabilitation-coordinator-d2aedd37fe8f57a9
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Requirements and Preferred Skills
• Obtain and maintain the wildlife rehabilitation permit for WRI under New Mexico Administrative Code Section 19.35.5, required.
• Three years of experience in wildlife rehabilitation, with at least some progressive and supervisory responsibility, required.
• Two years of supervisor experience, required.
• Prior knowledge of and/or experience working with wildlife rehabilitation in New Mexico and the difference between state and federal rules, required.
• Currently holds a CWR certification from IWRC, required.
• Fluency in written and spoken English, required.
• Fluency in Spanish, preferred.
• Experience in wildlife rehab facility design and management, preferred.
• Must have a valid driver’s license and a personal, dependable insured vehicle available for use, required.
• Must be able to successfully pass a background and department of motor vehicle background check, required.