[MARMAM] JOB OPPORTUNITY: Marine Animal Rehabilitation Technician

Kathy Zagzebski KZagzebski at nmlc.org
Fri Aug 6 15:37:30 PDT 2010


ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN & FACILITIES COORDINATOR (full-time):

The National Marine Life Center, an independent, non-profit marine
animal hospital and science and education center on Cape Cod,
Massachusetts, seeks a full-time animal care technician and facilities
coordinator to work with stranded sea turtles, seals, and (eventually)
dolphins.

Responsibilities include:
~ animal husbandry;
~ acting as primary liaison between the veterinarian(s) and animal care
staff and volunteers;
~ performing animal health assessments;
~ scheduling procedures;
~ collecting samples;
~ animal handling and restraint;
~ preparing food and feeding;
~ administering vitamins and medications;
~ training and supervising volunteers;
~ cleaning and maintaining the facilities;
~ testing water quality; and
~ maintaining the life support systems.

Additional duties include:
~ presenting educational programs to the public;
~ participating in fundraising activities; and
~ assisting with general office duties.

Requirements:
~ experience rehabilitating sea turtles, seals, and/or dolphins;
~ B.A./B.S. in biology, zoology, or related field, and/or veterinary
technician degree/certification, and/or equivalent work experience;
~ excellent verbal and written communication skills;
~ proficiency with standard MS Office software; and
~ must be willing to work weekends and holidays.

E-mail, fax, or mail cover letter, resume, and the names of three
professional references to:
Kathy Zagzebski, President & Executive Director
National Marine Life Center
P.O. Box 269
Buzzards Bay, MA, 02532-0269
kzagzebski at nmlc.org
(fax) 508-759-5477

Application deadline: 30 August 2010

The National Marine Life Center is an equal opportunity employer.

For a full job description, please visit our website at www.nmlc.org. 

 

 

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  Kathy Zagzebski

  President & Executive Director

      The National Marine Life Center

      P.O. Box 269, 120 Main Street

      Buzzards Bay, MA  02532-0269

  phone:  508 743-9888 x301

  cell:  774 313-8850

  fax:  508 759-5477

  e-mail:  kzagzebski at nmlc.org

  web:  http://www.nmlc.org/ <http://www.nmlc.org/> 

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