Food Preparation Technician

Organization: The Florida Aquarium (AZA Member)
Location: Tampa, FL, Country
Job or Internship: Job

The Florida Aquarium in downtown Tampa is seeking a full time food prep technician to join our animal care team. The candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the aquarium’s animal food preparation program including the purchasing, stock management and daily preparation of the various feeds (live, frozen, fresh, prepared). Forecasts animal food usage and purchases appropriate products and amounts. Maintains and monitors on and off site food storage and common husbandry supplies inventories. Ensures the commissary and storage areas are maintained in a safe and sanitary manner and are USDA compliant. Prefer a food handlers certificate and a minimum of 8 months in a food prep position either in a zoo or aquarium. Attention to detail is important as well as maintaining good internal customer service. We hire smiling faces and good attitudes. The hours are Monday – Friday 7am – 4pm and benefits are available after the successful completion of a 90 day introductory period.

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