Love sea turtles and want to share your knowledge? Always wanted to join our team? Now is the time! The Turtle Hospital in Marathon, Florida Keys is seeking a full-time Educational Program Guide/Gift Shop Sales. Public speaking and retail sales experience are helpful. Immediate opening! Email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 305-743-6509.
Job Opening: Full-time Sea Turtle Vet Tech
Marathon, Florida Keys
Assist with the rehabilitation of sea turtles with direct animal care including feeding, cleaning, medical procedures and care, rescues, releases, water quality, maintenance of systems and a variety of other tasks. The employee will prep/assist with sea turtle surgeries as well as perform necropsies.
Vet Tech Certification a plus. Sea turtle rehabilitation and medicine preferred. Must be able to draw blood, prepare and understand blood chemistry, shoot radiographs, administer injections, assist in surgeries, tube feed, and all related duties on a sea turtle. MUST be detail oriented and self-motivated. You will be expected to participate in sea turtle rescues in and out of the water which can be physically demanding. You MUST be physically fit and a strong swimmer. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Experience working with water systems is beneficial. Excellent communication, interpersonal, and creative skills are necessary. A clean driving record is required.
This is a paid full-time, approximately 40 hours per week position. Pay rate is commensurate with experience.
Additional Contact Information
Please email a cover letter with a resume (2 pages MAXIMUM, 1 preferred) to turtlehospitalmarathon@gmail.
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