Ø Qualified candidates will possess at minimum a high school diploma/GED
Ø A B.A. or B.S. or 2-year technical degree, preferably in the Life Science is strongly desired
Ø A minimum of 1 year experience in a public aquarium or zoo as an aquarist/zookeeper/intern
Ø Basic knowledge of LSS, both open and closed systems
Ø Able to identify common fish diseases and parasites and proper course of treatment
Ø Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and multi task as necessary to meet a deadline.
Ø Great organization skills, detail oriented and self-starter.
Ø Ability to work with people from all levels of discipline.
Ø Excellent solving problems and analytical skills to develop appropriate solutions.
Ø Open to new learnings and quickly adapts to change.
Ø Candidates must also be able to frequently lift up to 50 lbs
Ø Must have or be able to obtain a MO or KS driver’s license
Ø First Aid and CPR certifications
Ø SCUBA Rescue Diver certification or higher or ability to obtain.