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POSITION TITLE: SeaTREK Guide & OdySea Diver
DEPARTMENT: Animal Care and Conservation
REPORTS TO: SeaTREK Manager
The position requires a dedicated individual who will take direction from the SeaTREK Manager, SeaTREK Lead, Dive Safety Officer (DSO) and Senior Husbandry Management in carrying out all aspects of the SeaTREK Experience, Maintenance Diving throughout the aquarium, as well as other related projects and programs. This includes all aspects of a VIP guest experience as well as maintenance diving and animal husbandry. Fostering a positive work team atmosphere, attention to animal health, exhibit excellence and visitor experience are the driving priorities in accomplishing the goals of this position.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must exemplify core fundamentals of the Employee Promise, which states:
Age 18 or older with a minimum of an Associates’ Degree (or currently pursuing a degree) in Biology, Marine Science, or related field and/or equivalent documented work experience at a reputable aquatics facility
Clearly speak, write and understand English
Possess the ability to communicate effectively - both oral and written - and the desire to strive for an optimal work environment through teamwork and dedication
Rescue Diver certification from a recognized SCUBA training organization
Current First Aid/CPR certification
Ability to work a variable schedule including weekends, holidays and some evenings
Possess the physical ability to lift and carry up to 75lbs, and can work in extreme climates including under water for extended periods of time.
Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team in a constantly changing environment as well as individually, with a minimum of supervision.
A valid driver’s license with a clean driving record
Ability to work a flexible schedule which may include evenings and/or weekends and holidays
Successful completion of all pre-employment screening, including SCUBA dive physical and swim test
In good health and capable of performing strenuous and/or heavy physical labor.
No history of allergy related to animals or plants, which might interfere with ability to work.
Employee must occasionally lift or move, carry, push, or pull up to 75lb.
The noise level in the work environment may be loud at times.
PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to stand for long periods of time, as well as walk.
Ability to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
Ability to balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, climb stairs, or crawl.
Required to frequently talk and hear.
No impairment of sight, smell, hearing, touch, balance and agility of movement which might interfere with ability to work.
Specific vision requirement for this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus.
Must be able to take directional cues directly or indirectly.
Ability to work in an environment that may be loud at times.
Ability to work in all weather conditions, including occasional extreme hot or cold, and wet and/or humid conditions.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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OdySea Aquarium9500 E Via De Ventura ScottsdaleScottsdale, AZ 85256
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