Aquarist in Key West, FL at Historic Tours of America, Inc

Date Posted: 9/12/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Key West, FL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/12/2022

Job Description

JOIN OUR FUN-EMPLOYED FAMILY!

This is a GREAT opportunity to SHINE the spotlight on your passion for  skills!!!

Come join the ranks of the FUN-employed at Historic Tours of America 

Job Summary

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.

 

 

Job Requirements

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • 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

Qualifications

  • 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.

 

CASTmember Benefits

  • Competitive wage
  • All FT Employees are eligible for:  Two weeks paid Vacation the first year, Well-Pay, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short and Long Term Disability
  • All FT & PT employees are eligible for:   401K and Sick Time
  • Flexible schedules including a combination of weekdays and weekends
  • Fun, upbeat work environment
  • Discounts in retail stores and free tickets to our company attractions

Successful candidate must pass a drug test and a background search

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