[MARMAM] Job Announcement

Valerie Park valeriep at alaskasealife.org
Mon Feb 13 10:46:40 PST 2006




The Alaska SeaLife Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to marine
research, rehabilitation, conservation, and public education is seeking
applications for the following: 




This position is responsible for directing and managing all aspects of
the Alaska SeaLife Center mammal division including marine mammal
husbandry of permanent resident, research, and rehabilitation animals.


Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

1.                   Oversees all mammal-related care and operations.


2.                   Provides excellent care and well being of all


3.                   Supervises personnel matters within the Mammal
Division.  Assigns and checks work, establishes schedules, sets
deadlines, and delegates authority.  Sets performance standards for
staff.  Prepares annual performance evaluations.  Makes personnel
related recommendations to the Husbandry Director.


4.                   Ensures all Mammal personnel are properly trained
and equipped for their assigned tasks, and conducts or arranges for
training as necessary to carry out the Department's objectives.


5.                   Maintains SCUBA certification.



Bachelor's degree in marine biology, biology, zoology or related field.
A minimum of ten years experience in animal husbandry with a minimum of
five years of management experience.  Extensive background in marine
mammal training and husbandry required.  Experience with marine mammal
research and rehabilitation required.  Experience in a research setting
preferred.  Knowledge in all phases of animal husbandry programs,
systems design, physical life support operations, and exhibit design and
display techniques.  Ability to interface with researchers as required.



This is a regular, full-time position.  The SeaLife Center offers a
competitive wage (DOE) with great benefits, in a beautiful setting.
Seward is a tourist destination, located on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula,
boasting incredible recreation opportunities.  Imagine partaking in
world-class halibut and salmon fishing, rafting, and kayaking in
Resurrection Bay and on the Kenai River.  Experience icebergs calving
from glaciers in Kenai Fjords National Park.   Hike the 200 miles of
trail in the Chugach National Forest, viewing wildlife like moose, black
and brown bears, bald eagles, and Dall Sheep.


Start Date: ASAP            Apply by:  March 3, 2006


Send resume & application (downloadable at www.alaskasealife.org
<http://www.alaskasealife.org/> ) to Human Resources, Alaska SeaLife
Center, P. O. Box 1329, Seward, AK  99664-1329, or fax 907-224-6320, or
email to HR at alaskasealife.org <mailto:human_resources at alaskasealife.org>




The ASLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 




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