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Interpretation/Husbandry adjunct:Seward , AK

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Alaska SeaLife Center

Interpretation/Husbandry adjunct

This position would work a variety of shifts including morning, afternoon and evenings, which would include a half-day supporting husbandry tasks and half day working on the floor with the Interpretation Department. This position engages with guests on the exhibit floor, maintains the different stations around the center e.g., touch tank, aviary, and activity desks, leads tours and encounter presentations, and is responsible for connecting visitors to the mission of the Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC). This position also supports everyday husbandry tasks including food preparation, cleaning, and record keeping. Each day is some combination of the tasks above. 
Education/Training Requirements:
One to two years of practice in animal care and interpretation of animal programs to guests. 
Primary Job responsibilities:
   » Enhances the visitor practice by providing information and “connection” to the ASLC’s exhibits.
   » Under the guidance of division managers and the Husbandry Manager, this position supports the management, care, exhibition, and study of the captive animal collection.  This position may also be responsible for assisting in the everyday husbandry care and maintenance of rehabilitation and transient (short term) animals.
   » Cross trains with all husbandry areas for efficient use of staff resources as appropriate.
   » Follows established routine for animal care, food preparation, and clean up, including proper maintenance and sterilization of equipment.
   » Supervises visitor use of the touch tank and open-air aviary.
   » Delivers presentations that focus on the marine ecosystems of Alaska, including ASLC research topics and wildlife response efforts.
   » Leads Behind-the-Scenes Tours and Encounter programs.
   » May deliver on-site science education programs to the public and assist with other programs as needed.
   » Provides exquisite customer service to guests and may assist with welcoming tour groups or marketing tours and encounters to interested visitors.
   » Helps maintain the physical appearance of manned exhibits and delivers announcements over the public address system.
   » Fosters good relations with visitors, volunteers, community leaders, contractors, and fellow staff members by promoting positive attitudes, good will, cooperation, and providing high standards of service.
This is a seasonal, full-time position; ASLC offers a competitive wage (DOE).
Apply by: Open Until Filled                      &nb sp;            & nbsp;                &nb sp;              &nb sp;  Start Date:   May 1, 2019
Apply online through the “Join Our Staff” page at  Please include the following as a single PDF attachment to your online application; 1 page cover letter, resume and complete income history.
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How to submit the application:
Alaska SeaLife Center
POB 1329/301 Railway Ave Seward
Seward, AK 99664
Phone: 9073626327
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