Training / Enrichment Program Coordinator

Summary of primary duties and responsibilities:

-Animal enrichment, Acclimation, socialization and other related programs;

-Ensure that the ITR enrichment programs are running as per established procedures;

-Coordinates training activities with the technical group trainers, vet services group and other trainers from other departments;

– Promotes a humane and caring attitude toward all animals, in coordination with the technical group;

-As a member of the training group, works closely with Veterinary Services Director in selecting the appropriate training methods or activities (i.e. simulations, mentoring, shadowing. etc.).

 -Maintain updated curriculum database and training records

  – Ensure the refinement, safety and efficacy of animal handling, restraint & enrichment in coordination with ITR scientific and technical staff;

 -Prepare and present information on animal behavior and enrichment for training purposes;

-Assist veterinary service in term of behavioral assessment and correction as assigned;

-Perform other related tasks;

Qualifications/requirements:

Ability to maintain a professional, positive attitude and multitask in a high-paced, reactive environment;

Autonomous, ability to work independently with minimal supervision, along with superior organizational skills;

Bilingual English and French, excellent communication skills in English both written and oral;

Proven work experience as a Trainer or similar role is an asset;

Proven work experience in environmental enrichment and/or behavioral assessment is an asset

MS Office proficiency

Conditions:         Permanent, day-time, full-time (37.5 hr/week)

To apply:              Please send your CV and a cover letter to: abitar@itrlab.com

Deadline:            ASAP


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