Life Support Operator(10)

Organization: Landrys Downtown Aquarium Denver (AZA Member)
Location: Denver, Colorado, United States
Job or Internship: Job


The Downtown Aquarium in Denver, Colorado is seeking a full-time Life Support Operator to be responsible for the operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of Life Support Systems. The Life Support Operator will work closely with the Life Support Staff, Biology Staff, Animal Husbandry Manager and other departments to maintain and operate a 1,250,000 gallon facility.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of life support systems and other integrated systems associated with Life Support. Assist in retro-fit/upgrade of current Life Support Systems along with development and execution of new exhibits. Must be able to work with outside contractors and provide assistance as needed. Must be available to work weekends, shift coverage and available in emergency situations.


Must have 1 – 2 years of knowledge/training in mechanical repair, plumbing and electrical systems. Applicant needs to have strong trouble shooting and problem solving skills. Applicants need to be self motivated, have good people skills, ability to take directives and the ability to work well with others to achieve common goals. Applicants must be able to physically perform requirements of position: heavy lifting, ladder work and wet environments. Applicants must be able to pass a background check and drug test.

Please forward resume and references to, or stop by to complete an employment application M-F, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 and 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.:

Downtown Aquarium – ATTN: Life Support Manager

700 Water Street

Denver, CO 80211

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