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Texas State Aquarium

Guest Ambassador II

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.

Essential Functions

  • Provide exceptional guest service to create a quality guest experience
  • Operate cash register, make correct change and maintain accountability for funds
  • Follow established procedures to sell admission tickets and memberships and complete associated paperwork
  • Follow established procedures to check-in groups with reservations and complete associated paperwork
  • Monitor exhibits and instruct guests in proper handling techniques of animals
  • Use storytelling techniques to connect guests with animals and exhibits, and interpret the mission of the aquarium
  • Facilitate public interpretive programs with the use of bio-facts, animal ambassadors, and approved exhibit/ animal guides
  • Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge and skills
  • Assist in day to day supervision of, and act as point of contact for, department volunteers as assigned
  • Follow established procedures for the opening, closing, and monitoring of all admissions, Splash Park, and exhibit areas

Experience Required

A one year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months of related experience and/or training. Any equivalent combination of education or experience may also meet the required qualifications.


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

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

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