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This position requires a dedicated individual who will take direction from the Supervisor, Manager, Director and/or General Manager in overseeing all water quality systems within the aquarium. Must have experience with advanced water chemistry analysis techniques. Applicant must have thorough understanding of aquarium water chillers, heat exchangers, UV and ozone systems, reverse osmosis, fractionators, plumbing application, pumps, motors and filtration equipment. Applicant must have the ability to troubleshoot complex water treatment and filtration systems, both saltwater and freshwater. This position requires an individual with a high degree of professional experience in a broad range of specialty areas as well as proven leadership, effective training, and excellent teamwork by demonstrating leadership by example. Priorities for this position include fostering a positive work and team atmosphere, attention to animal health, exhibit excellence, and visitor experience.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Minimum two years trade school degree or relevant work experience required.
A valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
Certification from a recognized SCUBA training organization may be required.
Must have a minimum of three years’ experience in aquatic animal life support systems or similar industrial processing plant work experience.
Must have three years’ experience working with aquatic animals in closed aquarium systems including both fish and marine mammals.
Must have a working knowledge of freshwater & seawater chemistry and how it pertains to aquatic animals.
Must be available to be called in for emergencies.
PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must have the ability to repair LSS or similar industrial mechanical plant equipment including ozone generators, centrifugal pumps, heat exchangers, air compressors, automated control systems, and all types of filtration systems including sand filters and protein skimmers.
Ability to conduct vacuuming, backwashing, filter maintenance, and temperature monitoring.
Some assignments will require the ability to work at elevated heights, move moderate to heavy objects, use power tools, operate heavy equipment; While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to stand for long periods of time, as well as walk. Employee will be exposed to large pools of water and should be a proficient swimmer.
Employee must occasionally lift or move, carry, push, or pull up to 50 lb.
The noise level in the work environment may be loud at times.
Ability to stand for long periods of time, as well as walk.
Ability to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
Ability to balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, climb stairs, or crawl.
Required to frequently talk and hear.
No impairment of sight, smell, hearing, touch, balance and agility of movement which might interfere with ability to work.
Specific vision requirement for this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus.
Must be able to take directional cues directly or indirectly.
Ability to work in an environment that may be loud at times.
Ability to work in all weather conditions, including occasional extreme hot or cold, and wet and/or humid conditions.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Free entry into all attractions & team discounts
Please follow this link to our website and apply! https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/1255750/ODYSEA-AQUARIUM-LLC/Life-Support-Systems-Technician
OdySea Aquarium9500 East Vía de VenturaScottsdale, AZ 85256Phone: (480) 291-8000
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