ANIMAL CARE & NECROPSY TECHNICIAN (part-time):
The National Marine Life Center, an independent, non-profit marine animal hospital and science and education center on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, seeks a part-time Animal Care & Necropsy Technician to work with stranded sea turtles and seals. Responsibilities include: animal husbandry; animal necropsies; performing animal health assessments; scheduling procedures; collecting samples; animal handling and restraint, preparing food and feeding; administering vitamins and medications; training and supervising volunteers; cleaning and maintaining the facilities; testing water quality; and maintaining the life support systems. Additional duties include: presenting educational programs to the public, participating in fundraising activities, and assisting with general office duties.
Requirements: rehabilitation experience with marine mammals and sea turtles; necropsy experience on marine mammals and sea turtles; B.A./B.S. in biology, zoology, or related field, and/or veterinary technician degree/certification, and/or equivalent work experience; excellent verbal and written communication skills; proficiency with standard MS Office software. Must be willing to work weekends and holidays.
This is a part-time position, working approximately 20 hours per week. The position is open until filled. We are looking to fill this position quickly. For more info and a full job description, please visit: http://nmlc.org/about/staff/job-opportunities/#animalcarenecrotech
Send cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references to Lisa Becker, Animal Care Manager,firstname.lastname@example.org, (fax) 508-759-5477, National Marine Life Center, P.O. Box 269, Buzzards Bay, MA, 02532-0269.
The National Marine Life Center is an equal opportunity employer. www.nmlc.org.