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Texas State Aquarium

Husbandry Assistant (Dive)

The Texas State Aquarium in Corpus Christi is expanding our facility. As we make way for our 65,000-square foot, $50+ million Caribbean Journey wing expansion to open Spring 2017 (https://texasstateaquarium.org/caribbean/), we are looking for qualified, passionate, and dedicated professionals to join our team.

The Texas State Aquarium opened in 1990 and is the official aquarium of Texas. Corpus Christi is a rapid-growing community of over 300,000 people (http://www.ccredc.com/), situated right on beautiful Corpus Christi Bay (http://www.visitcorpuschristitx.org/index.aspx) and surrounded by coastal parks and sandy beaches.

The Husbandry Assistant for the Dive department will participate and dive in both daily and evening underwater educational programs, perform scientific dive duties in exhibits, and assist with overseeing dive volunteers. They will assist in moving, capture, and/or releases of aquatic collection and also help with preparation of food, vitamins and medication of animals as directed.

Experience Required

Any equivalent combination of education and experience to be able to perform the essential functions of the job would meet the education and experience criteria.

Perks

This position offers an attractive benefits/vacation package including a 100% employer paid health plan, 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 North Shoreline
Corpus Christi, TX 78402

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