[MARMAM] 2018 Seasonal Marine Program Assistant at California Wildlife Center

Heather Henderson heatherh at cawildlife.org
Mon Nov 27 14:20:04 PST 2017

2018 Seasonal Marine Program Assistant

California Wildlife Center (CWC) is excited to announce the seasonal staff position - Marine Program Assistant (MPA) – for the 2018 stranding season.  California Wildlife Center is located in Malibu, California, and responds to reports of stranded marine mammals 365 days a year.  Our rehabilitation facility, serving California sea lions and Northern elephant seals, is active from January through July, the busiest stranding months.

Job Overview

This is a full-time (40 hours/week) non-exempt seasonal position, running from January through June.
The MPA will perform all duties of a marine mammal rehabilitator including, but not limited to: large animal restraint, patient intakes, oversee and perform marine mammal husbandry tasks, administer medication and fluid therapies, gavage feeding of seals and sea lions, assist with patient releases, maintain all rehabilitation equipment and enclosures. The team member will also be responsible for: Marine animal response and transport. Volunteer and intern training, and general CWC marine mammal program support


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.

If you are interested in applying for the position, please visit California Wildlife Center’s website at http://cawildlife.org/employment/ <http://cawildlife.org/employment/#toggle-id-4> for more details and instructions on how to apply.

The California Wildlife Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of injured, orphaned and sick native wildlife.  CWC fulfills this mission through marine mammal rescue and rehabilitation, and treatment of more than a hundred species of avian and terrestrial wildlife in our hospital.

Heather A. Henderson

Stranding Coordinator

California Wildlife Center

P.O. Box 2022

Malibu CA 90265

310-458-WILD (9453)

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