[Marmam] Job Opportunity

Keith Matassa KMatassa at une.edu
Mon Sep 12 04:43:09 PDT 2005

Hi- Would you please post the following employement opportunity to the MARMAM list serve- 

Senior Animal Care Technician/Volunteer Supervisor

The University of New England's Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center has an opening for a full-time Senior Animal Care Technician. The Senior Animal Care Technician will work closely with the Rehabilitation Coordinator to manage the care of stranded animals and a volunteer workforce. This position also works closely with the Staff Veterinarian to manage the medical aspect of rehabilitation. Other duties include preparation and presentation of training sessions for volunteers, cleaning animal enclosures and service areas, preparing and administering food, behavioral husbandry, record keeping, educational outreach, and sharing coverage of the 24 hour stranding beeper.  This position requires some work in adverse weather conditions and at night and on weekends and holidays, the ability to lift 50 lbs., and a valid driver's license.  The ideal candidate should be mature and motivated and possess a strong work ethic and excellent observational, written, and oral communication skills. A Bachelor's degree in biology, wildlife management, zoology, or related field, at least three years experience working with marine mammals in a rehabilitation setting, and two years of supervisory experience are required.  This is a full-time position with benefits.  For general information on the facility, please refer to our website http://www.une.edu/cas/msc . Applications should include a cover letter, resume, three (3) letters of recommendation and be submitted to: Human Resources, University of New England, 11 Hills Beach Road, Biddeford, Maine 04005, or email applications to maliberti at une.edu . Review of applications will begin on September 15th and continue until the position is filled. 

The University of New England is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and strongly encourages the application of candidates of diverse backgrounds. Please see our website ( http://www.une.edu ) for additional information.

Thank you,

Keith Matassa
kmatassa at une.edu

Keith A. Matassa
Marine Mammal Rehabilitation Coordinator
Marine Science Education and Research Center
University of New England
11 Hills Beach Road 
Biddeford, Maine 04005
207-283-0171 ext 2670
kmatassa at une.edu

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