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Job Opening Facilities Coordinator LA Full-time

Facilities and Safety Coordinator, Los Angeles Wildlife Center

JOB TITLE: FACILITIES and SAFETY COORDINATOR for International Bird Rescue- Los Angeles Wildlife Center

International Bird Rescue is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that specializes in the rescue and rehabilitation of sick, injured and contaminated aquatic birds. Our mission is to inspire people to act towards balance with the natural world by rescuing waterbirds in crisis. Between our two wildlife centers in San Pedro and Fairfield, CA, we treat approximately 4,000 patients per year. We are currently looking for someone to join our team as a full-time Facilities and Safety Coordinator at our San Pedro center to help oversee maintenance, upkeep, and safety standards.

FUNCTION of Facilities and Safety Coordinator: To oversee all aspects of technical maintenance, repair, and overall upkeep of the Los Angeles wildlife center while incorporating OSHA standard safety practices. You will also work alongside management and rehabilitation staff to design and implement efficient work systems for wildlife, caging, and equipment. This position requires you to do maintenance work yourself and also manage vendors in projects outside our scope or too large to take on in-house. Responsible for planning, implementing, and overseeing the company's Health and Safety Program.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

This is a position in an animal care facility. While performing some duties of this position the employee is frequently exposed to odors, noise, a variety of wild birds, animal waste products, and hazardous material (such as petroleum products during an oil spill). There is a risk of potential exposure to zoonotic diseases. Appropriate protective clothing and training will be provided when required.

Compensation and Benefits

This full-time position offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, flexible work hours, collaborative work environment, and a benefits package that includes generous vacation, health insurance, and other benefits. The position is open immediately.

Please send all resumes and cover letters to julie.skoglund@bird-rescue.org

Please DO NOT call the clinic in reference to this job.