[MARMAM] California Job Opportunities

Jeff Hall jeff at cawildlife.org
Wed Oct 19 10:11:52 PDT 2016


California Wildlife Center is excited to announce job opportunities in its Marine Department.  CWC is a fast growing organization located in the Santa Monica Mountains of Malibu, and has been involved in marine mammal rescue since 1998.  In 2013, CWC opened its own marine mammal rehabilitation facility, and is actively working to expand capacity in the coming years.


The following positions are now available for qualified candidates: Marine Program Assistant, Stranding Coordinator, Assistant Stranding Coordinator, and Marine Mammal Pathology Technician.  Detailed job descriptions, duties, and application instructions can be found at www.cawildlife.org<http://www.cawildlife.org>.


To apply for the listed positions please follow the application instructions found on California Wildlife Center's website at www.cawildlife.org<http://www.cawildlife.org> or by emailing Marine Program Manager Jeff Hall at jeff at cawildlife.org with a cover letter and resume.  Applications will be accepted until November 9, 2016.



Job Descriptions

Stranding Coordinator and Assistant Stranding Coordinator
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 rehabilitation for long- term care. Duties include proper and timely animal assessment, tracking, dispatch, capture and handling, stabilization, volunteer training and coordination.  Provide public education about the natural history of marine mammals and the provisions of the Marine Mammal Protection Act.  Collect data on Malibu strandings:  locations, causes, and outcomes. Maintain good rapport with all involved government agencies (including City of Malibu, California Department of Fish & Game, Los Angeles County Fire Department - Lifeguards, Los Angeles County Beaches and Harbors, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, National Marine Fisheries Service, and California State Parks).

Qualifications:
At least two years’ direct experience in marine mammal rescue.

BA/BS or higher degree (preference given to marine or biology related fields of study).

Excellent public relations skills.

Commitment to professionalism in animal welfare.


Marine Mammal Pathology Technician
Data and sample collection from dead-stranded and euthanized marine mammals collected from Los Angeles County. Submission of collected data and samples to appropriate agencies. Respond to all confirmed reports of dead-stranded marine mammals within CWC’s territory. Collect basic morphometric data from all dead-stranded marine mammals. Conduct necropsies on all early Code 3 or better dead-stranded marine mammals as well as marine mammals euthanized by CWC. Prepare and submit samples collected during necropsy for histopathology, toxicology and other tests. Prepare and send backlog of samples in CWC’s possession for analysis.
Qualifications
At least two years’ direct experience in pathology, necropsy, or sample collection.
BA/BS or higher degree (preference given to marine or veterinary related fields of study).
Preference may be given to veterinary students and/or those with previous marine mammal experience.
Excellent public relations skills.
Commitment to professionalism.

Marine Program Assistant
Perform all duties of a marine mammal rehabilitator including, but not limited to: process patient intakes, oversee and perform general husbandry of marine mammal patients, administer medication and fluid therapies, coordinate and manage patient releases, maintain all rehabilitation equipment and enclosures. CWC marine mammal program support. Marine animal response and transport. Volunteer and intern training and leadership.
Qualifications
At least two years’ direct experience in marine mammal rehabilitation and husbandry.
BA/BS or higher degree (preference given to marine or biology related fields of study).
Excellent public relations skills.
Commitment to professionalism.




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JEFF Hall

Marine Program Manager

California Wildlife Center

P.O. Box 2022

Malibu CA 90265

(310)458-9453

www.cawildlife.org

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