Aquarium Technician




Organization: North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island (AZA Member)
Location: Manteo, NC, Country
Job or Internship: Job

The North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island is seeking applicants for an Aquarium Technician, which is a 40-hour/week temporary position, with no benefits based on 11 months of employment. The position reports to the Aquarium Curator and is responsible for assisting Aquarists with the daily care of all animals in the displays, holding and quarantine systems. Position will assist with maintaining animal life support systems and back-up areas and will be responsible for meeting animal nutritional needs, administering appropriate treatments, monitoring water quality, collecting animals and conducting educational feeding and live animal programs. SCUBA certification is required. Prefer experience working with captive animals in a public aquarium, zoo or museum setting, ability to lift 50 lbs., ability to work effectively as a team member and willingness to learn. Weekend and some holiday work will be required.

To apply: Please submit State Application PD-107 to Aquarium Curator, North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, PO Box 967, Manteo, NC 27954-0967. Forms can be downloaded at:

http://www.osp.state.nc.us/jobs/pd107ltr.doc

http://www.osp.state.nc.us/jobs/pd107a.doc (continuation form)

Contact information:

Phone: 252-473-3494 x233

Fax: 252-473-1980