[MARMAM] New Job Opportunity | The Marine Mammal Center

Sarah Tatum tatums at tmmc.org
Fri Jan 26 14:56:39 PST 2024

Greetings All,

The Marine Mammal Center is hiring a Pathology & Diagnostic Apprentice!

Pathology & Diagnostic Apprentice

Location of Position: Marin Headlands, Sausalito, California

Reports to: Necropsy Manager

Position Classification / Expected Time commitment and work schedule:

  *   Full-time, non-exempt position, 5 days a week, 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week.
  *   Apprenticeship will last for one (1) full year.
  *   Regular onsite work is required.
  *   Evening, weekend, and holiday work is required.
  *   Occasional travel to satellite facilities and/or fieldwork is required.

Compensation Range: $20 - $22 per hour

Full Benefits:

  *   Holidays
  *   Sick Time
  *   Vacation
  *   Medical, Dental, and Vision
  *   Life Insurance
  *   Long Term Disability Insurance
  *   401k Retirement Plan
  *   Employee Assistance Program

Team Overview:

The Pathology & Diagnostic team at The Marine Mammal Center performs necropsies and samples up to 500 cases a year on various pinniped species, large and small cetaceans, southern sea otters, and a few sea turtles.

Job Summary:

The Pathology & Diagnostic Apprentice will observe, assist, and contribute to necropsy, histopathology, clinical laboratory techniques, biobanking, and research at a marine mammal rehabilitation hospital. The apprentice will work closely with the Pathology and Diagnostic team under the supervision of the Necropsy Manager to facilitate the core daily activities of the diagnostic service.

Preferred Education and Experience:

This position requires a combination of education and/or experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in biology, marine science, or related field.

Preference for experience with research, specifically laboratory techniques that require pipetting and working with laboratory equipment. Research experience can be from undergraduate course work. Previous experience, exposure to necropsy, bio sampling, and/or data entry is a plus.


The Marine Mammal Center actively engages individuals from all backgrounds. We are committed to embracing diversity within our organization because we firmly believe that diverse employee teams help us to achieve our best organizational outcomes and provide the most effective support to the communities we serve. We are deeply dedicated to creating and maintaining an inclusive, equitable and supportive work environment.  We strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply. The Marine Mammal Center believes in growth and supporting our employees as best we can so they can become their best selves in and outside of work. We believe that a healthy work environment means building an inclusive culture where people can thrive together and feel supported and empowered. We believe in stretch versus constraint.


The Marine Mammal Center advances global conservation through marine mammal rescue and rehabilitation, scientific research, and education.


The Marine Mammal Center is leading the field in ocean conservation through marine mammal rescue, veterinary medicine, science, and education.

For more information, please visit our “About Us” page at www.marinemammalcenter.org<https://www.marinemammalcenter.org/about-us/what-we-do>

To Apply and read the full positing description, please visit: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/2203458/Marine-Mammal-Center/Pathology-Diagnostic-Apprentice?source=MARMAM

Thank you!

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Sarah Tatum (she-her)

Human Resources Operations Coordinator

<mailto:tatums at tmmc.org>MarineMammalCenter.org<http://www.marinemammalcenter.org/>

The Marine Mammal Center, 2000 Bunker Road, Sausalito, CA 94965

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