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Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of EAZA Annual Conference 2023

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Deputy Curator of Birds
Jersey Zoo / Durrell
The Deputy Curator of Birds will further the Trust’s work in the conservation of endangered species by managing and participating in the daily operations and strategic direction of the animal collection under the direction of the Curator.

To assist in maintaining and shaping an animal collection that
fulfils the Trust’s conservation aims through managing captive
populations, staff training and research and that also provides
a valuable, entertaining visitor experience.

To train staff and visiting students practical aspects of animal
management, instigate research projects and support others
conducting research.

To support the delivery of Durrell’s Conservation Strategy, within
the animal collection in Jersey and overseas.

To ensure that the husbandry of the collection conforms to our high
standards of animal welfare and ethical guidelines.

To manage and motivate departmental staff and aid them
in their professional development.

To manage the collection and departmental resources within
a specified budget.

To ensure the smooth running of the department, maximising
the department’s contribution to the Trust’s strategy to save
species from extinction.

To deputise for the curator when required
Link: https://www.durrell.org/get-involved/join-the-team/deputy-curator-of-birds/
IUCN/SSC Wild Pig Specialist Group PO
IUCN/SSC WPSG
Programme Officer for the WPSG; part-time; 6 months; payment on project basis; application deadline 8th of September
Link: https://www.iucn-wpsg.org/_files/ugd/85b351_b4680af0f3f64d17a9f51178d3ec4fd4.pdf
Programme coordinators needed!
EAZA Taxon Advisory Groups
The number of New Style EEPs is growing, including opportunities to become involved in programme management! Click on the link above and find out which programmes are looking for a coordinator and Join #TeamEAZA!
Link: https://eaza.sharepoint.com/sites/member/tag/SitePages/TAG-Area.aspx
Animal Welfare Specialist
Tallinn Zoo
Join Tallinn Zoo as an Animal Welfare Specialist!

Responsibilities:
• Support better animal welfare within our zoo’s diverse collection.
• Plan, organize, and conduct scientific research on animal welfare by collecting and analyzing data.
• Use research findings to propose improved animal care practices.
• Maintain Tallinn Zoo’s animal registry and collaborate on protecting endangered species.
• Engage in various activities at the Species Conservation Research Center.

Requirements:
• Master’s degree in natural sciences.
• Passion for animals and nature conservation.
• Fluency in English, with a willingness to learn basic Estonian.
• Proficiency in computer usage and office software.
• Strong teamwork and independent work skills.
• Comfortable with public speaking.
• Ready to compose and publish research articles.
• Previous animal-related experience is a plus.

We Offer:
• Intriguing and diverse tasks.
• Opportunities for growth and self-improvement.
• A chance to enhance animal welfare and species conservation activities.

Starting Time: ASAP
Location: Tallinn Zoo, Conservation Research Center
Apply by contacting Grete Nummert or Kristel Nemvalts.
Link: None
Various Antelope & Giraffid TAG member positions
EAZA
The AGTAG is looking for an:
- ex situ research coordinator
- aridland antelopes subgroup co-chair

Please join us at the AGTAG session om Friday afternoon or ask Kim Skalborg Simonsen or Sander Hofman to find out more.
Curator of Mammals
Jersey Zoo / Durrell
To further the Trust’s work in the conservation of endangered species by managing and participating in the daily operations and strategic direction of the Mammal collection under the direction of the Director of Zoo Operations.

To maintain and shape an animal collection that fulfils the Trust’s conservation aims through managing captive populations,
staff training and research and that also provides a valuable, entertaining visitor experience.

To teach visiting students practical aspects of animal management, instigate research projects and support others conducting research.

To support the delivery of Durrell’s Conservation Strategy, within the animal collection in Jersey and overseas.

To ensure that the husbandry of the collection conforms to our high standards of animal welfare and ethical guidelines.

To manage and motivate departmental staff and aid them in their professional development.

To manage the collection and departmental resources within a specified budget.

To ensure the smooth running of the department, maximising the department’s contribution to the Trust’s strategy to save species from extinction.
Link: https://www.durrell.org/get-involved/join-the-team/curator-of-mammals/
Curator Trainee - Volontär GERMAN
Wilhelma Zoological-Botanical Garden
Gesucht wird eine teamfähige Persönlichkeit mit Begeisterung für den einzigartigen Tierbestand der Wil￾helma, Freude an der Umsetzung und steten Weiterentwicklung moderner Methoden in der Tierhaltung und dem Interesse zur Gestaltung tiergerechter Gehege.

Ihre Aufgabenschwerpunkte:
* Einweisung in die Tiergartenbiologie, insbesondere Tiermanagement, Veterinärpraxis, Tierkartei￾und Zuchtbuchführung
* Umsetzen des Erlernten durch zugewiesene Projekte
* Unterstützung der Kurator*innen bei den täglichen Arbeitsabläufen
* Mitarbeit bei der Förderung zoologischer Forschungsprojekte sowie der Öffentlichkeitsarbeit wie Führungen und Veranstaltungen
* Erstellung und Mitarbeit von zoologischen Publikationen und Vorträgen
* Unterstützung bei der internen Lehrlingsausbildung

Sie bringen mit:
* abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium (Diplom/Master) mit einem zoologischen Schwerpunkt
* Team- und Kooperationsfähigkeit, ausgeprägte Kommunikationsfähigkeit, überdurchschnittliche
Lernbereitschaft und interkulturelle Kompetenz
* englische Sprachkenntnisse in Wort und Schrift
* sicherer Umgang mit MS Office-Programmen
Link: https://www.wilhelma.de/jobs
Galliformes TAG programs
Galliformes TAG
The Galliformes TAG is looking for EEP coordinators for the following species:
Helmeted curassow (Pauxi pauxi)
Grey partridge (Perdix perdix)
Ocellated turkey (Meleagris ocellata)

Talk to Jan Dams for more information.
Loving the conference? Join Team EAZA!
EAZA
EAZA Executive Office is looking for an enthusiastic EAZA Academy Manager to lead our professional development training programme, and support our work on developing conservation education in our Members. Interested? Check out the position profile on our website.
Link: https://www.eaza.net/about-us/vacancies/
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