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.








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






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


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