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Moody Gardens

Biologist III-Aquarium


Moody Gardens is looking for an ambitious, experienced biologist to join our life science and exhibit operations team.  The successful candidate will possess a solid foundation of aquatic and marine aquarium husbandry knowledge and experience and demonstrate an interest in collaborative exhibit and collection management.  We are seeking an individual with the experience and demonstrated skillset to fill a Biologist III position.  The successful candidate will work closely with the LSEO department managers to develop a strong husbandry team of 15 Biologists within the Aquarium.



Aquarium biologists are responsible for maintaining a diverse collection of aquarium exhibits ranging from 100 gallons to 900,000 gallons showcasing marine invertebrates through large mixed teleost/elasmobranch exhibits. 

Biologists are also involved in actively interpreting exhibits through both formal and informal public interactions as well as educational and marketing presentations.  Work conditions include warm and cold, wet environments both inside and outside and require lifting up to 50 pounds, and occasionally working hours outside the normal scheduled times.



  • Applicants should have a college level degree in biological sciences
  • At least 5 years paid experience in maintaining public aquarium exhibits, or a relevant combination. 
  • Must demonstrate a working knowledge of general aquarium husbandry and life support systems. 
  • Must demonstrate a record working within a team environment with productive, positive results. 
  • Must have the ability to acquire AAUS dive certification and a valid Texas driver’s license within 6 months after hire. 

Moody Gardens maintains a drug free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.


Insurance, retirement plan, 10 days vacation after 1 year, 10 days Personal Time Off accrued through first year


Contact for details

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send resume to

Moody Gardens
One Hope Blvd
Galveston, TX 77554
Phone: 409.683.4101

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