Position: Wildlife Emergency Hotline Operator & Educator
Reports to: Education and Outreach Manager
Organization: Toronto Wildlife Centre
Location: Toronto – Currently in Downsview Park with move to Rouge Park expected in 2020
Anticipated Start Date: Early to mid-November
Compensation: $16/hour (40 hours/week) to start
Job Summary & Requirements:
Toronto Wildlife Centre (TWC) is the busiest wildlife centre in Canada. Approximately 5,000 wild animals are admitted each year from over 270 different species. We are dedicated to the rehabilitation of sick, injured and orphaned wildlife, and to educating the public on wildlife-related issues. Approximately 30,000 phone calls from the public are handled each year through TWC’s Wildlife Hotline.
Wildlife Hotline staff members are responsible for incoming/outgoing Wildlife Hotline calls, wildlife admissions, coordinating wildlife rescues, liaising with other TWC program areas and organizations as needed, and the delivery of educational presentations to school and community groups .
In accordance with organizational policies and under the day-to-day direction of the Hotline Shift Leader, main duties include but are not limited to:
Handling all aspects of incoming/outgoing hotline calls
Provide front line services for wildlife admissions and visitors to the centre
Liaise with other departments and organizations, ensuring effective communication and coordination
Delivery of educational presentations to school and community groups
Education & Experience:
Please send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com with the subject line “Hotline Operator and Educator”. Application deadline is Tuesday, October 22nd.
We would like to thank you for your interest in this position. Unfortunately, due to the anticipated number of candidates only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Oct 8 2019 ID: 54906