Aquarium Supervisor – Workers Village
• Performs daily monitoring and assessment of aquatic animals, their health, treatment and management to ensure the highest level of quality throughout the aquarium facility.
• Establishes and manages staff appropriate to the maintenance of the collection, daily and weekly rosters in coordination with the Diving Supervisor.
• Diving as required on a day to day basis and perform maintenance and feedings as required.
• Ensure staffs are trained in accordance with the Working Instructions and Husbandry Manuals.
• Ensure that Health and Safety protocols are followed at all times.
• Assist on the development of risk assessments and action plans.
• Develop and implement training programs for the staff at all levels.
• Assist in the development and establishment of written standards and protocols for all exhibits to ensure the highest standards for water quality, operational efficiency, cleanliness and animal health.
• Ensure that animal quarantine programmes of specimen acquisition align with the launch programme for new exhibits.
• Assume general curatorial responsibilities for the Husbandry Department by increasing support while Head Curator is absent or dealing with consultancy and development projects.
• Assist in ensuring that the local Regulations in the Zoo Licensing Act are satisfied.
• Attend and participate at scientific/peer meetings on appropriate topics.
• Assist the Curator in managing the Husbandry Department budget to achieve agreed objectives.
• Ensure adequate supplies are available to run the Husbandry Department, including animal feeds and equipment and to ensure timely placement of orders.
• Assist the Curator in the development of new exhibits and the publicity and promotion for the same.
• Communicates to Curator of any health and or LSS issues identified, and assist in developing a course of action to rectify the situation
• Take responsibility for activities relating to exhibits and husbandry.
• Daily monitor water quality and act appropriately to the needs of the collection.
• Work with the Life Support Manager, to ensure that life support systems are adequate for maintaining the collection, and that water quality is maintained.
• Ensure routine specimen monitoring, training and enrichment programs are developed and implemented
• Assist the Curator in the development and implementation of conservational and educational programs
• Will ensure that all areas of responsibility are reviewed and subjected to a process of continuous improvement.
• Ensures that daily data collection is appropriately managed and stored
• Communicate to the public at all levels
• Communicate regularly with professional colleagues at other institutions
• Read new publications and papers on the latest developments in collection, breeding, life support and display technologies
• Maintain all curatorial areas so they are safe and clean
|Job Location:||Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates|
|Job Role:||Training and Development|
|Career Level:||Mid Career|