Herpetologist




Organization: The National Aquarium (AZA Member)
Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Job or Internship: Job

The National Aquarium is looking for a Herpetologist to provide excellent day-to-day care and observation to assigned specimens, keep exhibits and back up areas well maintained and organize and participate in the acquisition, disposition, transport and acclimation of specimens. This position organizes the care and feeding of plants and animals in their assigned area, participates in the design and construction of new and renovated exhibits and serves as a representative of the Aquarium to the public and media.

Requirements of this job include a Bachelors degree in Biology, Herpetology or related major, or equivalent experience along with a minimum of 1 year experience in a zoo, aquarium or zoological facility with emphasis on closed systems. Experience with venomous species and crocodilians, knowledge of herpetocultural practices and proficiency regarding treatment of common diseases, aquatic husbandry techniques, basic life support technology and basic aquarium maintenance preferred.

Please apply online at aqua.org.