[MARMAM] Seasonal Asst. Stranding Coordinator - Los Angeles

JEFF Hall jeff at cawildlife.org
Mon Dec 15 15:36:12 PST 2014


California Wildlife Center in Malibu is searching for a Seasonal
Assistant Stranding Coordinator. The time frame for the position is
mid-February to the end of August 2015. 

Qualifications: At least two years' direct experience in marine mammal
rescue, BA/BS or higher degree (preferably in a biological science),
excellent public relations and human resources skills, commitment to
professionalism in animal welfare. 

Basic Function: To be responsive to the local community and visitors
from around the world in performing all of the duties necessary to
rescue stranded marine mammals anywhere along the 27-miles of the City
of Malibu's coastline, and transport them to either California Wildlife
Center's Marine Mammal Rehabilitation Facility, or other local marine
mammal rehabilitation facilities. Provide support to Marine Mammal
Rehabilitation Team staff. Must be able to provide proper animal
assessment, tracking, dispatch, capture and handling, stabilization, and
transport. Provide public education about the natural history of marine
mammals and the provisions of the Marine Mammal Protection Act. Collect
data on Malibu strandings including location, cause, and outcome. 

Primary Duties: Answer and respond to all reports of marine mammals in a
timely and courteous manner. Assess stranded marine mammals as soon as
possible. Utilize a tracking system for animals placed on watch.
Coordinate and lead responder teams in the capture and handling of
stranded marine mammals needing medical attention. Coordinate transport
of stranded marine mammals to rehabilitation facilities. Provide
volunteer training in marine mammal assessment and rescue. Collect data
on all live- and dead-stranded marine mammals. Provide support to Marine
Mammal Rehabilitation Team staff when not actively responding to reports
of stranded marine mammals. 

Compensation: This is a seasonal position beginning in mid-February and
ending in August 2015. The position is part-time approximately 30 hours
per week. Rate of pay is commensurate with experience. 

Interested applicants please respond with a cover letter and resume to: 

Jeff Hall - Marine Program Manager 

email (preferred): jeff at cawildlife.org 

Address: PO Box 2022 Malibu, CA 90265 

For more information on California Wildlife Center please visit

Marine Program Manager
California Wildlife Center
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