Monday, August 1, 2011

Senior Trainer - Penguins

FCC Fleming is looking for a Penguin Senior Trainer for an exciting new project in United Arab Emirates.

The Senior Trainer is responsible for daily management of staff, daily husbandry, penguin training and leading all high quality penguin presentations

Key Tasks:

  • Operate daily training of penguins regarding daily march, feeding and photo sessions with the public
  • Evident knowledge of effective training techniques, applications, and tools
  • Assist in penguin husbandry and cleaning
  • Maintain daily training records
  • Interact with the public with ease and have good communication skills
  • Performs other duties as required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology or Zoology or related field or equivalent experience
  • 3 years of training experience, preferably with marine mammals
Key Competencies:

  • All aspects of maintaining an animal population
  • Daily staff supervision and team dynamics
  • Staff development
  • Theater or public speaking experience
  • Communication between departments and facilities
  • Working with water/air quality analytical equipment
Typical Physical Demands:

  • Be able to lift 50 lbs. to shoulder height
  • Carry materials, transport boxes, buckets, etc. throughout the facility
  • Standing, walking for long periods in a cold environment

An exciting package is on the offer with benefits.

If interested please forward your resume along with a recent photo to:


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