[MARMAM] Job Position- Animal Care Supervisor Pacific Marine Mammal Center

Keith Matassa kmatassa at pacificmmc.org
Fri Sep 25 10:48:04 PDT 2015

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         Position Announcement: Full Time Animal Care Supervisor- Pacific Marine Mammal Center

The Pacific Marine Mammal Center (PMMC) in Laguna Beach, CA, is seeking a qualified candidate to fill a position of full time (40hr)benefited position of Animal Care Supervisor. The successful candidate will work closely in a team setting with the other staff to assist with all aspects of veterinary care and husbandry of sick and injured marine mammals that are rehabilitated at PMMC, and help train and oversee volunteers in all aspects of animal care.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Husbandry of marine animals, maintenance of daily food and medical records, supervision and training of volunteers, preparation and presentation of training sessions for volunteers, analysis of water samples, shipping and logging of biological samples, assistance to Veterinarian, Animal Care Director, and other staff with daily animal medical regimes, shared coverage of stranding phone, entry of computer data, and other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: A BS in Biology (or a related discipline) or a Veterinary Technician Certificate and a minimum of 5 yrs experience working with marine mammals in a captive environment are required.  Additional laboratory or veterinary technician experience is preferred.  Candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to work independently and as part of a team, supervise volunteers, and be adept at both animal husbandry and medical procedures associated with sick and injured marine mammals. Candidates must also be able to work with, handle, and restrain animals ranging in size from 15- 500 lbs.

For general information on the facility, please go to PMMC's website http://www.pacificmmc.org  Applications should include a cover letter and resume, and be submitted to: Michele Hunter, PMMC, 20612 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach CA,  92651, or email applications to mhunter at pacificmmc.org<mailto:mhunter at pacificmmc.org>.  No phone calls please. Review of applications will begin on October 1st, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.

The Pacific Marine Mammal Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and strongly encourages the application of candidates of diverse backgrounds.

Keith A. Matassa
Executive Director
Pacific Marine Mammal Center | 20612 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, CA  92651
949-494-3050, Extension #202 (p) | 949-494-2802 (f) | www.pacificmmc.org

The Pacific Marine Mammal Center rescues, rehabilitates, releases marine mammals and inspires ocean stewardship through research, education and collaboration.

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