Animal Care & Necropsy Technician-Massachusetts

National Marine Life Center
Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, USA
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ANIMAL CARE & NECROPSY TECHNICIAN (part-time): The National Marine Life Center, an independent, non-profit marine animal hospital and science and education center on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, seeks a part-time Animal Care & Necropsy Technician to work with stranded sea turtles and seals. Responsibilities include: animal husbandry; animal necropsies; performing animal health assessments; scheduling procedures; collecting samples; animal handling and restraint, preparing food and feeding; administering vitamins and medications; training and supervising volunteers; cleaning and maintaining the facilities; testing water quality; and maintaining the life support systems. Additional duties include: presenting educational programs to the public, participating in fundraising activities, and assisting with general office duties. This is a part-time position, working approximately 20 hours per week. For more info and a full job description, please visit: The National Marine Life Center is an equal opportunity employer.
Requirements: rehabilitation experience with marine mammals and sea turtles; necropsy experience on marine mammals and sea turtles; B.A./B.S. in biology, zoology, or related field, and/or veterinary technician degree/certification, and/or equivalent work experience; excellent verbal and written communication skills; proficiency with standard MS Office software. Must be willing to work weekends and holidays. The position is open until filled. We are looking to fill this position quickly. Send cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references to Lisa Becker, Animal Care Manager,, (fax) 508-759-5477, National Marine Life Center, P.O. Box 269, Buzzards Bay, MA, 02532-0269.
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