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Want to look after Pig the Dugong for a living?

  • Monday 8th July 2019
  • Dugong

Pig Toy

WE ARE ON THE HUNT FOR A FULL TIME MARINE MAMMAL KEEPER TO CARE FOR PIG THE DUGONG!

We are on the hunt for a Senior Aquarist/Dugong Keeper to work alongside a passionate and talented team of aquarists to assist in the effective management of the dugong team.

The successful applicant will be:

  • Experienced in aquatic husbandry and experience in maintaining life support systems and have proven the ability to develop systems to improve efficiencies
  • Experience in the marine mammal training field or similar
  • Proficient knowledge and application of operant conditioning principles
  • Excellent public speaking and visitor services skills
  • Excellent observation and record keeping skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to swim confidently and be able to lift 20kgs
  • Proven ability to work well in a small team
  • Ability to lead, train and develop new staff

 

 Job applications close on 14th July, 2019.