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Newport Aquarium, one of the many properties owned by Herschend Family Entertainment, prides itself on bringing families closer together by creating memories worth repeating. Our Core Values – greatly exceeding guest expectations, serving others, creating emotional connections, constantly improving – give us purpose and guidance.
The position requires a highly motivated individual who will work in a team setting and take direction from their manager(s) in carrying out the daily husbandry responsibilities for an assigned area. The position is responsible for adhering to all aquarium safety protocols, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) accreditation standards.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Note: Position will involve exposure to inclement weather, dust, potentially dangerous and unpredictable animal species, and potential dangerous machinery, restraint devices and toxic chemicals and/or drugs. Occasional use of protective clothing or equipment is required e.g. goggles, mask, gloves, and gowns.
YOU CAN EXPECT:
You can expect to work on projects that have never been done before – ideas that are unproven, and concepts that make people smile. You can expect to have fun and be treated with respect the minute you start…and through to the end. You can expect to work in an environment that is highly innovative and low in politics – truthful and filled with smart people!
And most of all, you can expect to work hard and make a difference in our world by helping to bring families closer together.
Level of Education:
4 Year Degree
Newport AquariumOne Aquarium WayNewport, KY 41071Phone: 8598151409Fax: Newport Aquarium
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