Vacancy at zoOceanarium

Date: 2017/11/08


Animal Care Specialist position available



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 Animal Care Specialist for an exciting new facility in the United Arab Emirates. As an Animal Care Specialist, you will be responsible for the wellbeing of a diverse collection of plants & animals within a large tropical rainforest bio-dome. A varied and unique role, you will be working with a variety of species, as well as a multicultural team. To be successful in the role, you will work as part of the animal care team to complete daily husbandry as well as other animal care related tasks. Experience

working with birds, small mammals and invertebrates is essential.









Animal husbandry


Prepare and maintain animal exhibits


Complete and maintain daily husbandry reports


Conducting public animal 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


Assistance with school fees for school age children


Continued education reimbursement & fantastic opportunity for career growth



Position Requirements:



Extensive experience working with birds, small mammals & invertebrates essential


Experience developing and training in an aquarium or zoo environment using positive reinforcement methods


Excellent public speaking and presentation skills


Good organizational and communication 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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