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.

 

 

 

 

 

Duties:

 

 

Animal husbandry

 

Prepare and maintain animal exhibits

 

Complete and maintain daily husbandry reports

 

Conducting public animal 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

 

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 recruitment@zooceanarium.com

 

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