Animal Training Support I - Military veterans preferred

2018-11-29
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


King's Bay
Georgia
31547
United States

Description

  • Personnel performing this position will be required to perform preparation of rations, and cleaning of food preparation areas, animal enclosures and commons areas, as well as maintaining and cleaning specialized equipment.
  • Personnel are also responsible for the operation and maintenance of small watercraft.
  • Personnel perform feeding and administration of food supplements, perform observation of marine mammals, and assist with basic husbandry.
  • The personnel in this position may be trained to become a designated secondary handler for specific animals.
  • As part of an integrated military function the MMA1 performs tasks related to the care and training of marine mammals for specific marine mammal projects.

Qualifications

  • Must be able to obtain a secret security clearance prior to starting work.
  • This position will require scuba diving. Advanced scuba skills are a plus.
  • Job will require working outdoors, on boats in adverse weather conditions.
  • All new hires will have to pass a swim & dive test in addition to possessing at minimum, a basic scuba certification.
  • Personnel must be able to work flexible work hours (shift work) including weekends and holidays.
  • A requirement for this position includes the ability to travel with animals for extended periods of time anywhere in the world, to include potentially harsh environmental and high risk locations, within 72 hours’ notice.