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Biologist (Full-time)
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Life Science Exhibits Attractions
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Daily care and proper upkeep of animals and their facilities. The incumbent is expected to exercise sound, reasonable judgment and initiative, and give high priority to accuracy and details in the performance of job responsibilities.
•Perform daily routines as scheduled •Maintain appropriate animal records •Assist with animal treatments as directed •Assist with animal movements as directed• Observe and maintain assigned areas •Report supply needs to Assistant Curators •Any and all other duties as assigned EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: •High School diploma or equivalent •Experience in the handling and care of animals preferred •S.C.U.B.A. certification preferred, must be a swimmer and willing to take S.C.U.B.A. certification if required in work area •Must have valid driver’s • Must be reliable and responsible • Must be organized, self-motivated, with a desire to see projects through to completion •Must have a strong desire to work with animals and provide them with the best care available •Must be observant and able to work with other employees, volunteers and the public in a polite, patient manner •Available for overtime, both non-emergency and emergency situations PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: • Subject to possibility of bites, stings and other work related biological risks •Work in water, both man-made and natural, with temperatures ranging from 45 to 90? •Heavy lifting (greater than 50 pounds on occasion), walking and working within a wet environment •Outdoor work on occasion, under a variety of conditions: cold weather, hot weather, rain, mud, ocean environments and dry land This position is a Full Time position eligible for benefits
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