[MARMAM] job posting for posting,

Keith Matassa KMatassa at une.edu
Fri Aug 22 09:35:43 PDT 2008

would you please post this job posting on MARMAM?



The Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center  (MARC) at the University of
New England’s Marine Science Center (MSC) is seeking a qualified,
dynamic, motivated candidate to fill the position of Water
Quality/Animal Care Technician. This is a full time, 1.5-year grant
funded position and eligible for full benefits. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: The person holding this position will work closely
with the Rehabilitation Coordinator and Senior Animal Care Technician
performing water quality analysis, maintenance, and upkeep on the
center's water and filtration systems and assuring compliance with the
MSC’s water discharge permit. Animal Care duties include assisting
staff and veterinarians with the care of stranded animals in the center
for rehabilitation; sharing responsibility for a 24-hour/day emergency
pager; supervising and training teams of volunteers to assist in water
quality analysis, equipment upkeep and animal care; creating and
maintaining water quality and animal databases; working with other staff
members in the formation and implementation of training sessions and
other duties as assigned.

SUPPORT: As this is a grant-funded position, the candidate is expected
to help develop future extramural support for the position, including
fringe benefits and University indirect costs. Several ongoing sources
for program support are already being sought; the candidate will be
expected to take over these projects and bring them to fruition.

QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Requires a minimum of a Bachelor of Science

EXPERIENCE: A minimum of 3 years of experience either working with
marine mammal in a rehabilitation setting, performing water quality
analysis, or maintaining recirculating or flow-through seawater systems.
Computer skills (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint), strong verbal and
written communication skills, and experience working with volunteers are
expected. The ability to lift 50 lbs, and to operate small boats are

WORK AUTHERIZATION: Proof of United States citizenship or ability to
lawfully work in the U.S. required before being employed. 

For general information on the facility, please go to UNE’s website
http://www.une.edu/cas/msc/.  Applications should include a cover
letter, resume and references, and be submitted to: Human Resources,
University of New England, 11 Hills Beach Rd., Biddeford, ME 04005, or
email applications to  careers at une.edu .  Review of applications will
begin on August 16th 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.

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