Vacancy at zoOceanarium

Date: 2017/11/08

 

Plant & Animal Care Specialist position available

 

Plant & Animal Care Specialist

 

 

zoOceanarium Group specializes in developing and operating world class aquariums, zoos and nature-based science centers. We provide services from concept design to managing daily operations and everything in between. With over 100 full time employees from all over the globe, zoOceanarium Group consists of animal care specialists, animal trainers, veterinarians, design specialists, project managers and operational staff. zoOceanarium Group is continuing to expand their team and looking to recruit a talented Plant & Animal Care Specialist for an exciting new facility in the United Arab Emirates. As the Plant & Animal Care Specialist, you will be responsible for the well-being of a diverse collection of plants and animals within a large tropical rainforest bio-dome, with a special focus on the plant collection. The health and aesthetic appearance of the plant collection will be the primary responsibility with additional support provided for the Living Exhibits team to maintain the animal collection.

 

 

 

 

Duties:

 

 

General plant care including pruning, fertilizing, and propagation

 

Maintain the facility Integrated Pest Management Plan

 

Animal husbandry including preparation and maintenance of animal exhibits

 

Complete public presentations that inspire guests

 

Other duties as required

 

 

Benefits:

 

 

Competitive salary with housing stipend

 

26 days of vacation plus 10 to 14 public holidays per year

 

One round trip flight to your home country every year, after the completion of 2 years

 

Company covers all work permits, residence visas & health insurance

 

Continued education reimbursement & fantastic opportunity for career growth

 

 

Position Requirements:

 

 

1 year horticulture experience; experience with tropical plants is a plus

 

Educational background in horticulture is desirable

 

Good organizational and communication skills

 

Excellent public speaking and presentation skills

 

Willing to work shifts (early mornings and late nights)

 

 

Please send a one-page cover letter with your resume to recruitment@zooceanarium.com

 

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