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Aquarist

SEA LIFE San Antonio
San Antonio

The job vacancy of Aquarist was announced on May 16, 2024, and it will be unavailable after June 13, 2024. Submit your application before the expiration date to increase your chances of being considered for the job as SEA LIFE San Antonio, the recruiter for this job vacancy, will not accept late applications. While the job is currently based in San Antonio, the employer is willing to consider candidates from outside of the area if they are willing to relocate. The employer's non-disclosure of salary means that you have bargaining power. The assigned work site for this position is located at San Antonio , TX , San Antonio , TX.

SEA LIFE San Antonio

Aquarist

We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Aquarist to join our Displays team. The Aquarist will play a key role in the daily care, feeding, and maintenance of our extensive collection of freshwater and marine animals, including elasmobranchs, fish, reptiles, and invertebrates. This position requires a strong commitment to animal welfare, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work effectively in a dynamic team environment.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide daily care of animal exhibits, including diet preparation, feeding, and general maintenance, in accordance with established protocols.

  • Maintain accurate records for reptile and aquarium systems, including specimen care, dive-related activities, and animal health.

  • Assist with specimen transports, water quality testing, quarantine procedures, and disease diagnosis and treatment.

  • Deliver interactive programming and guest presentations involving displays and exhibit diving.

  • Participate in guest relations and perform daily public presentations as needed.

  • Assist Displays staff with the husbandry and life support of aquarium systems, ensuring a consistently high standard of animal care.

  • Maintain company-issued dive gear and diver areas to meet SEA LIFE policies and protocols.

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  • Work collaboratively with the Displays team to develop and enhance exhibit areas in line with the company's long-term goals.

  • Must be willing to work flexible hours, including evenings, holidays, and weekends to support site operations.

  • Ability to meet AZA, USDA, and Merlin Health and Safety standards.

  • B.A/B.S. degree in Life Sciences (Biology, Marine Biology, Zoology, Psychology) or certification from an accredited aquarium science/zoological program.

If you are passionate about aquatic life and dedicated to providing exceptional care to our animal residents, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Salary

Range Starting at $16/hour

How to Apply

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SEA LIFE San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

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