Marine Mammal Assistant Job
SAIC - Kings Bay, GA

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Marine Mammal Assistant (Job Number: 330718)

Marine Mammal Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION: Personnel performing this position may 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 are being trained to become a designated secondary handler for specific animals. This position may require diving. Refer to PWS paragraph 5.3.6.

Qualifications: Basic SCUBA, High school diploma (or equivalent), and one of the following:

One (1) year animal training experience

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Operational and navigation experience on small boats (30 or under), USCG license (operator of un-inspected passenger vessels/6pac 46 CFR 10.467) or higher/U.S. Navy Coxswains certification, and Operational experience using maritime navigational devices

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Advanced scuba diving certifications (i.e. dive master, instructor, commercial diver certification, 1st or 2nd class Navy Diver classification), and current First Aid and CPR certification,

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Two (2) years of college and 3 months experience as a marine mammal custodian

Must be physically fit and able to lift at least 50 lbs. Must be able to obtain a secret level security clearance prior to starting work.

Portions of SAIC to be renamed Leidos, Inc., subject to stockholder approval and consummation of a separation transaction if approved by SAIC board of directors. SAIC is pursuing a plan to separate into two independently traded companies: one that provides technical, engineering and enterprise information technology services primarily to the U.S. government (the new SAIC), and one that delivers technical solutions in national security, engineering and health (Leidos, Inc).

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SAIC is a leading provider of technical, engineering and enterprise information technology services to the U.S. government. Our 13,000 employees deliver systems engineering and information technology offerings for large, complex government programs, as well as a broad range of higher-end, differentiated technology services. The company is headquartered in McLean, Va.. For more information, visit

Job Posting: Oct 1, 2013, 2:01:56 PM
Primary Location: United States-GA-KING'S BAY

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time > - 16 months ago - save job
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