Senior Animal Care Specialist

Date: 9 Feb 2024

Location: OM

Company: Majid Al Futtaim

Majid Al Futtaim Holding is the leading shopping mall, retail, communities, entertainment developer and operator in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia regions. With over 48,000 people, revenues of over US$ 11 Billion, and operations in 18 countries. Some of the iconic brands we carry include Mall of the Emirates, Carrefour, All Saints, Lego, City Center, Abercrombie & Fitch, & Vox Cinemas. We believe in making Great Moments for Everyone, Every day.

JOB TITLE
Senior Animal Care Specialist | MAF Entertainment | Operations

ROLE SUMMARY
The Senior Animal Care Specialist for Snow Oman-Muscat would be responsible for daily management of staff, husbandry, animal training and leading all high-quality animal presentations.

ROLE PROFILE

  • Ensures the efficiency of daily operations, maintenance and safety in the animal habitat, Encounter and March areas.
  • Monitor animals and manage animal behavior, health and training and ensure that animal record keeping system is up to date
  • Assist in implementing the animal training and enrichment programs
  • Assist with monitoring and carrying out the daily feeding and training of animals
  • Monitors and maintains all aspects of animal habitat including air and water quality
  • Participates in daily animal encounter and educational programs
  • Performs any additional adhoc duties as and when requested by the Line Manager or Head of Department.
  • Familiarity with booking system and Qualtrix


REQUIREMENTS

  • 5 years of animal training experience, preferably with the care of marine animals
  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology or Zoology or related field or equivalent experience
  • Awareness of following and implementing international zoo and aquarium standards and procedures (AZA-Association of Zoos & Aquariums)
  • Proficiency in windows apps like Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Be able to lift 50 lbs. to shoulder height
  • Willing to work in flexible shifts and cold environment

WHAT WE OFFER

  • At Majid Al Futtaim, we’re on a mission to create great moments, to spread happiness, to build, experiences that stay in our memories for a lifetime. We’re proud to say that over the past 27 years, we have built a reputation as a regional market leader in what we do. Join us!
  • Work from any country in the world for 30 days a year.
  • Work in a friendly environment, where everyone shares positive vibes and excited about our future.
  • Work with over 50,000 diverse and talented colleagues, all guided by our Leadership Model.