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Want to look after Pig the Dugong for a living?
- Monday 8th July 2019
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.