[MARMAM] Job Opportunity

Keith Matassa KMatassa at une.edu
Tue Sep 13 07:13:07 PDT 2005

Would you please post this job opportunity to the list serve also

Animal Care/Lab Technician

The University of New England's Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center has an opening for a full time Animal Care/Lab Technician.  We are looking for a motivated, dynamic candidate who will work closely in a team setting with other staff and volunteers to assist with all aspects of veterinary care and husbandry of sick and injured marine animals. The successful candidate will also help to train and supervise volunteers in all aspects of animal care. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to: oversight of water quality sampling, maintenance of daily food and medical records, shipping and logging of biological samples, sharing coverage of 24 hr stranding beeper, and computer entry of data. 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 (or related discipline) or a Veterinary Technician Certification, plus three years experience working with marine mammals in a captive environment and one year 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.


Keith Matassa
Marine Animal Rehabilitation Coordinator
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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