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Work on the Animal Health/Quarantine Team to achieve The Florida Aquarium’s mission to entertain, educate, and inspire stewardship about our natural environment by exemplifying the Aquarium’s values of Respect, Trust, and Excellence. Directly care for the aquarium’s terrestrial and aquatic animals within our collection. Perform essential and secondary job functions in accordance with guidelines set and approved by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and other safety regulatory agencies.
Essential Position Functions
Education, Requirements, and Technical Skills
Typical Physical Requirements
• Minimum of 1.5 years experience in a facility working with aquatic and terrestrial organisms, including but not limited to birds, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, fishes, and plants
• BS or higher degree in a biological science or related field with equivalent experience
• Knowledge of habitat requirements for terrestrial species
• Knowledge of life support systems and water quality parameters for aquatic species
• Knowledge of Animal Record Keeping systems (ZIMS/ISIS) preferred
• Knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)
• SCUBA certification required with ability to advance to Open Water Scientific Diver/Rescue Diver level within 6 months of hire
• Must be willing and able to obtain a valid State of Florida Driver’s License
• Flexibility in working weekends, evenings, and holidays
Benefits, Retirement Plan Options, Discounts, and more!
Interested candidates, please visit https://www.flaquarium.org/careers to apply.
The Florida Aquarium701 Channelside DriveTampa, FL 33602Phone: 8132734000
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