Otter Aquarist

Organization: Museum of Discovery & Science
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL, us
Job or Internship: Job

QUALIFICATIONS: A B.S. degree in marine biology or related field is preferred; equivalent experience may be substituted. Two years experience in a zoo or aquarium is REQUIRED. The qualified individual must have experience with both fresh and saltwater systems. Knowledge of pumps, plumbing and minor electrical experience is required. Must have the ability to diagnose and treat fish disease and illnesses. This position also includes some work with non-aquatic terrestrial species. Must be able to work in a variety of climates including cold water. Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs and work in high places. This position also includes some weekend and holiday work. The qualified individual must be able to function as a team member as well as under limited supervision. Must have a valid drivers license.  

SUMMARY: To work as a member of the Life Science Department under the direction of the Life Science Manager; to assume 24 hour responsibility for designated areas, and care for all animals within those areas.     

This is a full time position.  If you are interested in this position please email: