[MARMAM] job openings at Marine Mammal Care Center

jackjaak at aol.com jackjaak at aol.com
Tue Sep 19 13:10:29 PDT 2006


  
               The Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur currently has two job openings:
 
                                  Job Opening:  Business Manager
Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur
 
The Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur is seeking a full-time Business Manager.  This person is responsible for managing the comprehensive administrative duties at the Care Center and running the office.  He/she will coordinate activities of MAR3INE, the Care Center’s non-profit support organization.  He/she will coordinate, oversee and participate in the many tasks associated with fundraising, account management, contractual obligations, special events, budgeting, educational outreach, membership, the newsletter, among others.   He/she will train and oversee volunteers who may carry out these duties.  He/she must be able to interface with governing agencies, collaborative partners, and the media.  
The position requires a self-motivated person to perform the many diverse activities associated with the duties listed above.  The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, experience supervising volunteers, a proven track record with a non-profit agency, knowledge of human resources management, proficiency in Quickbooks, Excel, PowerPoint, Word and fund-raising software.  He/she should have demonstrated a proven ability to effectively coordinate and oversee people of varying skill levels.  The candidate should be willing and able to work occasional weekends, evenings and/or holidays.  The ideal candidate should also have superior written and verbal communication skills.  
An effective manager will have respect for and a practical understanding of animals, the environment, and the realities inherent in caring for sick and injured animals.  He/she will understand the needs of a non-profit rehabilitation center for marine mammals, be willing to work effectively in a crisis situation and demonstrate flexibility if asked to perform a task outside their area of expertise.  
The Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur provides equal employment opportunities to all of our employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or veteran status.  If you require special accommodation to complete the recruitment process, please let us know.  
Please apply in writing by providing a cover letter, resume, and professional references to:
Jackie Jaakola, Director
Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur
3601 S. Gaffey Street
San Pedro, CA  90731
                        Or by email:  jackjaak at aol.com
 
No phone calls, please.  This position will be filled as soon as an appropriate candidate is found.  For general information about the Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur, please refer to MAR3INE’s website at www.mar3ine.org.
 
 
Job Opening:  Assistant Operations Manager
Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur
 
The Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur is seeking a candidate to fill the full-time, grant-funded position of Assistant Operations Manager.  This person is responsible for helping manage the comprehensive, day-to-day operations of the Care Center.  He/she will coordinate, oversee and participate in the husbandry and rehabilitation of all marine mammals in conjunction with and as advised by the Operations Manager and Veterinarian. He/she will oversee and train part-time staff and volunteers, be responsible for operating and maintaining the water filtration system, be responsible for maintaining the facility, and keep records associated with all duties.  He/she will also assist the Care Center’s Director with activities of MAR3INE (the Care Center’s non-profit support organization) and perform other assigned duties as required.  Additionally, he/she will interface with governing agencies, collaborative partners, and the media.  
The position requires a self-motivated person to perform many diverse activities associated with the duties listed above.  The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree, a strong background in the sciences, experience with marine mammals, and paid supervisory experience with volunteers and part-time staff.  He/she should have proven ability to affectively coordinate and oversee teams of people with varying skill levels who may care for a variety of marine mammals in an emergency-room type setting.  The candidate should be willing and able to work weekends and/or holidays.  The ideal candidate should also have good written and verbal communication skills, as well as superior ability to relate to a variety of people and organizations.
This position is full-time, grant funded for two years at a rate of $30,000 annually.
The Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur provides equal employment opportunities to all of our employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or veteran status.  If you require special accommodation to complete the recruitment process, please let us know.  
Please apply in writing by providing a cover letter, resume, and professional references to:
Jackie Jaakola, Director
Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur
3601 S. Gaffey Street
San Pedro, CA  90731
                        Or by email:  jackjaak at aol.com
 
No phone calls, please.  This position will be filled as soon as an appropriate candidate is found.
For general information about the Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur, please refer to MAR3INE’s website at www.mar3ine.org.
 
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