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Houston Aquarium

Curator of Fish, Herps and Invertebrates

Landry’s Aquarium has an excellent career opportunity for individuals that have a true passion for Life Support Operations and an unrelenting drive to provide exceptional guest service and hospitality

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

The Curator manage the living fishes, invertebrate and herpetological collection, overall husbandry, exhibits, life support systems and associated programs. Responsible for all fish, invertebrate, and herp acquisitions. Supervise aquarist staff.  Manage policies and procedures within aquarist sections.

REQUIREMENTS: 

The qualified candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Zoology or related field with relevant course work.  Life experience may be substituted.  Complete knowledge of all phases of animal husbandry programs, systems design, physical life support operations, and exhibit design and display techniques.  Minimum of seven years’ experience in animal husbandry with a minimum of four years supervisory experience.  Thorough knowledge of the principles of zoology and biology.  Advanced level of S.C.U.B.A. training preferred. Experience with field collecting preferred. Current member of professional organizations, including AZA.  Proficient in a variety of computer software applications. Experience with ZIMS record keeping preferred. Must be organized and self-motivated, with an eagerness to complete all projects.  Must be willing to participate in public education and interaction.  Must be prepared to work odd or unscheduled hours.  Must represent Landry’s in a professional manner with all guests.

Benefits:

  • Extensive and well-rounded training program

  • Continued career development and growth opportunities

  • Discount Dining and Retail Program

  • Management Referral Bonus Program

  • Medical, dental and vision, Flexible Spending Account, 401(k), paid vacation and more

Landry's is a multinational, diversified restaurant, hospitality, gaming, and entertainment conglomerate based in Houston, Texas.  The company operates more than 500 high-end and casual dining establishments around the world, including well-known concepts, such as Landry’s Seafood, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Rainforest Cafe, Morton’s The Steakhouse, The Oceanaire, McCormick & Schmick’s, Mitchell’s Fish Market, Chart House, Saltgrass Steak House, Claim Jumper, and Mastro’s Restaurants.  The company also operates a group of signature restaurants, including Vic & Anthony’s, Grotto, Willie G’s, and others.  The gaming division includes the renowned Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino concept, with locations in Las Vegas and Laughlin, NV, Atlantic City, NJ, Biloxi, MS, and Lake Charles, LA.  The entertainment and hospitality divisions encompass popular destinations, including the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, Kemah Boardwalk, Aquarium Restaurants, and other exciting attractions, coupled with deluxe accommodations throughout the Houston and Galveston area, including the Westin Hotel in downtown Houston, the Kemah Boardwalk Inn and Luxurious San Luis Resort, including the Hilton and Holiday Inn located on Galveston Island.

EOE

Salary

Competitive

How to Apply

Submit your resume directy to: aqcareers@ldry.com or apply online at: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25968&siteid=5594

Houston Aquarium
410 Bagby
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: 713-223-3474

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