Aquarium Educator- Part Time in Key West, FL at Historic Tours of America, Inc

Date Posted: 1/14/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    Key West, FL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/14/2020

Job Description

JOIN OUR FUN-EMPLOYED FAMILY!

This is a GREAT opportunity to LEARN about marine life and
get to TEACH about it!!!

Become a CASTmember of the Nations Storyteller ®

Have fun as you bring to life the Aquarium’s history and educate guests on habitat and behaviors of marine animals at the Key West Aquarium!

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

We are now holding interviews for our PAID training program that will thoroughly prepare you to be a professional aquarium educator!

Our ideal Aquarium Educators have a passion for helping people and making their vacation experience a memorable one. A sincere love for marine animals is ideal.

Full-Time, Part-Time and Seasonal positions may be available.

Weekends/Holidays Required.

 

Job Requirements

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • No prior knowledge is required, paid training is provided
  • Ability to perform on-your-feet routine physical activity
  • Ability to learn and memorize scripted materials and relay it in front of an audience in an entertaining manner as directed
  • Ability to be heard in a loud, audible voice without amplification by an audience up to 30 persons
  • Ability to give a scripted tour in the time allowed
  • Ability to maintain safety while conducting light feedings of animals
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time and tolerate a wide range of temperatures and weather conditions
  • Ability to handle stressful situations and difficult people both in person and via the telephone while maintaining a professional and pleasant demeanor
  • Ability to read, write and speak fluent English in order to communicate with fellow CASTmembers and the general public
  • Ability to work flexible shifts, including days, evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent preferred
  • Prior performance or interpretation experience is preferred
  • An interest in marine life is a plus

CASTmember Benefits

  • All FT Employees are eligible for paid vacation time as well as company sponsored health and wellness plans
  • All FT, PT and Seasonal employees are eligible for:
    • Paid sick time
    • 401K plan with company matching * * Eligibility requirements must apply
    • Flexible schedules, including a combination of weekdays and weekends are available
    • Fun, upbeat work environment with various award and recognition celebrations throughout the year
    • Discounts in retail stores and free admission to all company attractions

 

Successful candidate must pass a drug test and a background search

 

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