[MARMAM] Position Posting- Mystic Aquarium

Mazzaro, Lisa lmazzaro at mysticaquarium.org
Mon Jul 16 05:35:17 PDT 2007










Position:  Stranding Coordinator


Department:  Mammals & Birds


Immediate Supervisor:  Curator of Mammals & Birds


Employment Classification:  Full-time, Exempt



Job Summary:  Responsible for coordinating and performing all of the
tasks associated with the rescue, rehabilitation and salvage of stranded
marine mammals and turtles in the region for which the Aquarium accepts
responsibility from the National Marine Fisheries Service.  These tasks
include collecting data and specimens, overseeing and training
volunteers, interfacing with the public and media, assisting with the
rehabilitation of rescued animals, and coordinating the release of
healthy animals.


Requirements:   Bachelor's degree in Biology or related field and 2
years experience in marine animal rescue and rehabilitation.  Must be
able to lead stranding team under demanding field conditions.  Strong
interpersonal and communication skills.  Valid driver's license and a
good driving record.  Must be physically able to execute the work of the
position.  Flexibility with work schedule is essential.  Ability to act
as spokesperson for public outreach programs regarding rescue and
release of stranded animals.



Qualified candidates forward resume and references 

by Friday, July 20, 2007 to:


Mystic Aquarium

Institute for Exploration

Human Resources

55 Coogan Boulevard

Mystic, CT  06355


Fax: 860-572-5969

Email: humanresources at mysticaquarium.org





Lisa Mazzaro, Ph.D.

Assistant Director of Research and Animal Care

Mystic Aquarium

55 Coogan Blvd.

Mystic, CT 06355

860-572-5955 x 109

fax: 860-572-5972

email: Lmazzaro at mysticaquarium.org

          Lmazzaro at aol.com



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