June 24, 2014
Ambulance Driver, South Florida Wildlife Center
The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), the nation’s largest animal advocacy organization, is seeking an Ambulance Driver for its South Florida Wildlife Center. The main responsibility of this position is to rescue and transport injured, sick, or orphaned native, exotic, and domestic animals to the hospital. Other duties include but are not limited to: maintain vehicle’s equipment, inventory, cleanliness and mechanical condition; obey all traffic laws/speed limits; keep daily log of mileage and gas purchases; maintain mobile radio unit in proper working condition; report any malfunctions of vehicle or equipment for immediate repair; perform the rescue and pickup of injured/sick/orphaned native, exotic, and domestic animals dispatched for pickup; develop efficient route system for timely pickup of injured animals; assess rescued animal’s condition based on a list of specific criteria; educate the public towards co-existence with animals when appropriate; promote positive public relations in the community with a polite, informative attitude. High school diploma or equivalent and experience/knowledge of a variety of native wildlife, exotic and domestic species and their care, habitats and special needs highly desired. Must have a valid Florida driver’s license and insurable; be fluent in the English language and have basic knowledge of the tri-county area (including Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties). Cooperative and positive attitude; genuine compassion, concern and interest in the patient’s welfare; organized and able to manage time successfully all strongly preferred.
Please submit a cover letter and resume using this form or fax to 301-548-7701. This position is located in Fort Lauderdale, Fl.
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