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Texas State Aquarium

Animal Care Assistant

Full time position with the Texas State Aquarium's Marine Mammal department.

Take your career to new depths and put your skills to work in a one of a kind setting by becoming a part of the premiere aquarium showcasing the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. The Texas State Aquarium provides high quality, entertaining programming through education, conservation, and wildlife rehabilitation. We strive to provide our guests with an exciting, educational, and memorable experience.

 

Responsibilities include but are not limed to:

  • Assist in the preparation of food according to established procedure. 

  • Assist in the cleaning and maintenance of utensils and equipment used to feed and care for animals.

  • Assist in facility maintenance of the animal areas.

  • Perform water quality duties.

  • Enter Data into TRACKS.

  • Complete animal behavioral observations and report abnormalities to supervisor. 

  • Adhere to all governmental/AZA policies regarding acquisition, husbandry, records, and animal health.

Experience Required

Any combination of education and experience which would likely produce the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Valid Texas Driver's license with insurable record. SCUBA certification required.

Perks

This position offers an attractive benefits/vacation package including health, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, and 403(b) retirement plan with a 100% match of the first 5% contributed.

How to Apply

Please apply online at www.texasstateaquarium.org

Texas State Aquarium
2710 N. Shoreline Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX 78402
Phone: 361-881-1200
Fax: 361-881-1235

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