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SeaWorld San Antonio

Aquarist I

SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment has rescued more than 36,000 animals over the last five decades! At our parks, you’re more than an employee. You’re an Ambassador… And what we do is more than a job. Every day, we inspire guests to take action to protect our natural world. Become a SeaWorld Ambassador and be part of something real and amazing

Aquarist I Job Responsibilities:


  • Basic food preparation and feeding of animals in specific aquarium area.
  • Utilize proper aquarium maintenance techniques for algae removal, display diving, and aquarium decorating.
  • Basic water quality testing, chemical additions, salt water make up, pH and temperature testing.
  • Perform aquarium husbandry techniques including taxonomy, record keeping, aquarium filtration, aquarium theory, and emergency procedures.
  • Assist in basic animal transports both in and out of park.
  • Assist with minor repairs to aquarium filtration systems.
  • Answer guest questions concerning animals.
  • Maintain safe and sanitary work areas and animal environments.
  • Consistently practices safe work habits to include the use of personal protective equipment, lifting, and reporting unsafe situations.
  • Maintain all equipment and area responsibilities on a daily basis.

What It Takes To Succeed:

  • Have a High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Have a B.S. in Biology, Marine Science or related field
  • Have at least 1½ years of experience as an Aquarist II or equivalent experience.
  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Have a valid driver’s license and be able to obtain a SEA driver’s license.
  • Pass SeaWorld swim/dive test.
  • Be able to complete provided CPR training/certification.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Be able to lift, push or pull 50 pounds.
  • Provide excellent service to guests and team members.
  • Be able to stand, walk, and work for prolonged periods of time in extreme weather conditions.
  • Be willing to work a flexible schedule to include weekdays, weekends, evenings, and holidays.
  • Consistently practices safe work habits including, but not limited to the use of personal protective equipment, lifting and reporting of unsafe situations.
  • Be willing to comply with and ensure team members comply with all SEA grooming guidelines and employment standards.
  • Be able to successfully complete all legal, company and department training requirements to include but not limited to passing required tests and certifications within established timelines.

Further Comments

Job Location: SeaWorld San Antonio



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SeaWorld San Antonio
10500 Sea World Drive
San Antonio, TX 78251
Phone: 2105233272

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