Open Positions

Thank you for your interest in becoming part of the PAWS family! Please find below details of the open paid positions we're currently recruiting for.

Wildlife Rehabilitator
This is a full time permanent position starting June 1, 2015. Headquartered in Lynnwood, WA, PAWS is a nationally recognized leader in rehabilitating injured and orphaned wildlife. The Wildlife Rehabilitator provides daily animal care at PAWS Wildlife Center. 

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Performing examinations and basic rehabilitation assessments on incoming patients
  • Fulfilling daily care plans of wildlife patients including but not limited to nutritional, caging and medical needs
  • Ensuring that cages and facilities are cleaned and maintained daily, feeding schedules are adhered to and other animal care needs are met
  • Supervising, training and mentoring volunteers, interns and seasonal staff
  • Assisting the Wildlife Rehabilitation Manager, Veterinary Technician and Veterinarian with patient rounds and assisting with treatments and surgery as needed 

View the full job description, person specification and application process.

How to apply
Please send a resume, cover letter, two letters of reference and PAWS employment application to emeredith@paws.org. Alternatively you can mail this information to:

Emily Meredith
Wildlife Rehabilitation Manager
PO Box 1037
Lynnwood, WA 98046

Please note: This position will remain open until filled. Only applicants who follow the directions and complete the Application Process in full will have their responses reviewed for consideration.

 

Adoption Advisor
This role provides for the comfort and health care of cats and dogs at our companion animal shelter, and assists the public and animal control officers in their transactions with PAWS.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Processing incoming and outgoing animals
  • Administering vaccinations, immunizations and treatment for injuries and illness as prescribed by a veterinarian
  • Providing accurate information and courteous service to the public

View the full job description, person specification and application process.

How to apply
Please complete a PAWS employment application, and send with your resume and a letter stating why you are interested in this position and what makes you uniquely qualified, to lhockins@paws.org. Alternatively you can mail this information to:

Lisa Hockins
Shelter Manager
PAWS
Lynnwood, WA 98046

If you're looking to gain valuable hands on experience in animal welfare, animal sheltering or wildlife rehabilitation, please also check out the various opportunities we have for volunteersinterns and externs.