Saturday, November 26, 2011

Penguin Trainer - Vacancy re-advertised

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

The trainers will participate in the husbandry and training of the penguin collection, including the maintenance of holding area, preparation of diets/penguin feeding and the set-up and maintenance of presentation areas.

Key Tasks:

  • Monitor and perform daily feeding and training of Antarctic penguins
  • Monitor penguins during public demonstrations
  • Clean exhibit on a daily basis, including touch-up after presentations
  • Observe penguins for signs of stress or illness
  • Keep records current each day
  • Public speaking for penguin presentations and guest orientation
  • Performs other duties as required


  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology or Zoology or related field or equivalent experience
  • 1 year of training experience, preferably with marine mammals
Key Competencies:
  • Previous experience in maintaining living specimens
  • Ability to work well with staff and supervisors
  • Ability to perform well under duress typical of positions dealing with living organisms

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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