Marine Life Assistant Manager
West Edmonton Mall
Edmonton, Alberta, CA
6h ago

KEY OBJECTIVE(S) :

The Assistant Manager is responsible for assisting the Department Manager plan, organize and execute the daily tasks and responsibilities of the Marine Life department.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Overseeing the Animal Care department and ensuring all husbandry procedures are being followed.
  • Establishing and monitoring operational procedures ensuring compliance within all legal and safety regulations.
  • Assisting the General Curator of Marine Life in ensuring project and budget targets are consistently achieved
  • Ensuring all animal habitats are humane and safe for the animal and the trainers and / or guests.
  • Overseeing the Education department and ensuring all courses and programs meet requirements and are up to date.
  • Assisting with the hiring, training, and performance management for all employees.
  • Providing all employees with the materials needed to fulfill animal and trainer needs such as; safety equipment, supplies, educational material, etc.
  • Identifies designs and submits for exhibit upgrade ideas that will enhance the visitor experience
  • Ensuring the Marine Life CAZA membership is up to date and the department is working within their regulations.
  • Other responsibilities as required.
  • DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS :

  • University degree in Biological Sciences, Animal Health, or related field.
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years-experience in a related Marine Life position with experience leading a team.
  • Standard First Aid and PADI Dive certificates or willing to attend the required training.
  • Prior animal training, husbandry, and exhibit management skills preferred.
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills with the ability to work in an ever evolving fast paced environment complemented by the personal capacity to think quickly and respond effectively under pressure.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as presentation skills.
  • Valid Class 5 Alberta Drivers’ License and able to provide a clear Driver’s Abstract.
  • TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT :

  • This is a full-time position that requires flexible availability including days, evenings, weekends, night shifts as needed and holidays.
  • This is a salaried position that will depend on experience and qualifications.
  • Must be able to pass a basic security clearance.
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