Water Quality/Life support Aquarist
Do you want to work in Florida at the beach ? We are looking for a qualified person to be able to maintain the lss on animal habitats and water quality testing in house. Collecting samples for 3rd party testing. Pump and plumbing experience. Knowledge of fish systems and record keeping. Routine and preventative maintaining of equipment. A willing team player that can handle other duties as needed.
Functions & Responsibilities
Daily operations of large habitats ranging from 10K to 1.3 million gallons. Backwashing, cleaning. Preventative and routine maintenance. Monitoring habitats and troubleshoot repairs on all lss equipment. Daily water testing for marine mammals and some fish systems. Permit record keeping.
Other Duties & Responsibilities
Maintaining equipment. Water quality supplies, Good problem solving abilities. Light building maintenance and janitorial as needed. Must be willing to work holidays weekends and nights for coverage as needed.
Skills & Experience
Knowledge & Skills
Understanding of Water chemistry, electrical and plumbing preferred. Understanding the principles of an open and semi open systems. Fish and marine mammal knowledge. Automation and support skills. Knowledge of water quality parameters and lss systems. Strong verbal and written communication skills Ability to work independently and exercise judgment Flexible schedule outside of typical working hours, with the ability and willingness to work occasional nights or weekends, as needed.
Education & Experience
College degree preferred but will accept LSS or commercial pool experience. Will accept Experience and/or combination of schooling. Experience with general water chemistry and filtration.
Must be able to lift 50lbs. Be able to bend, crouch, climb, walk, stand, bend, kneel, sit and climb for long periods.
70% outside 30% inside. Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions including heat, cold, rain and wind.