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SeaWorld Orlando

Zoological Specialist, Sr. 1 (Trainer)

Did you know?
SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment has rescued more than 40,000 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!

What you get to do
  • Facilitate open communication between management and all members of the department, making them aware of all daily priorities and changes with responsibility for information exchange follow-up
  • Develop behavioral skills of all members of the training department
  • Teach husbandry procedures, training methods, and safety guidelines through active participation
  • Teach awareness of stage presence; show performance and guest interaction through active participation
  • Take an active role in both concept and design of new animal shows, working in conjunction with Entertainment and other departments as necessary
  • Demonstrate guest service skills at the highest level
  • Assist in the development and presentation of skills focused seminars and training

What it takes to succeed:
  • Be at least 21 years old
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Have at least 5 years relevant experience
  • Have at least 2 years experience at Senior level and “exceeds” rating on previous two annual appraisals
  • Be SCUBA certified and be able to complete a dive physical and annual swim test
  • Be able to complete provided CPR and lifeguard training/certification
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Be able to swim and work in/around water
  • Have a valid state driver’s license and ability to obtain a company driver’s license
  • Be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Be able to lift, push and pull 50 pounds
  • Flexible in work locations as placement will depend on business needs and career development opportunities

Desired Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Biology or a related field preferred
  • 5 years guest service experience preferred
  • Birds of prey experience preferred

As a 365 day/year operation, candidates must be available to work varying shifts/hours to support year-round operating needs. This may include working opening, mid-day, closing shifts, weekends and holidays.

The perks of the position:
As part of the SeaWorld family, you’ll enjoy a fun, fast-paced environment and great teammates, as well as:
  • Paid Time Off- Vacation, Optional Holidays, and Sick pay
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401K plan
  • Voluntary Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Benefits
  • Dependent and Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Plan
  • Complimentary Park Tickets
  • Park Discounts on Food and Merchandise

Join the team!
If you’re looking for the opportunity to make the most of your abilities in a one-of-a-kind setting with an entertainment industry leader, we’re looking for you!

How to Apply

SeaWorld Orlando
7007 Seaworld Dr
Orlando, FL 32821

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