Aquarist

Aquarist

Key West Aquarium //
Key West, Florida //
Posted on: July 18, 2022 //
Apply by: August 31, 2022

The Aquarist’s responsibilities and abilities include but are not limited to:

Daily cleaning of inside the aquarium tanks.
Observation of animals. Report any injuries to the animals or health issues of animals to Senior Aquarist.
Prepare food and feed animals according to diet and schedule set by Senior Aquarist.
Fill out and maintain appropriate records.
Give tours as needed.
Assist Senior Aquarist as needed.

Functions & Responsibilities
Skills & Experience

Knowledge & Skills

Knowledge of theory and practice in maintaining an aquatic ecosystems.
Demonstrate computer skills necessary to do the job.
Ability to meet and deal with the public and other Company CASTmembers in an effective and courteous manner.
Ability to learn and work with Company policies and procedures.
Working knowledge of and ability to use various types of Aquarium products

Education & Experience

Have completed higher level biology college courses or courses in related field or completion of advanced, college-level, related coursework and equivalent experience is required.
At least a year experience in an aquarium or zoological field with an emphasis on closed aquatic systems.
Previous experience in a public aquarium is desirable.

Job Requirements
Salary & Benefits
Salary: $18/hr