Biologist II - Wetlands/Aviary

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

The Florida Aquarium seeks a dynamic and self-motivated team player for our animal husbandry team. The successful candidate is responsible for the daily husbandry and maintenance of exhibits and avian collection. Providing appropriate and enriching habitats for a living collection of aquatic and terrestrial plants and animals in our Florida wetlands gallery. The position will be responsible for the daily care and maintenance of the diverse Florida native avian collection as well as aquatic and marine fishes. The husbandry professional will be expected to monitor the collection and communicate information to the area Associate Curator and Animal Health Department related to the medical and physical needs of the collection.

The candidate may be asked to attend conferences and training schools. Local and off shore collecting may also be required.

Requirements; Minimum of two years’ experience in animal husbandry programs at an aquarium, zoo, aquaculture facility, or related field. Four-year degree in biological science, or related science; or equivalent experience. SCUBA certification required with ability to advance to Rescue Diver level within 3 months of hire. Valid Florida driver’s license or ability to get one within 3 months of hire.

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