Scotland’s National Aquarium
Aquarist / Diver
esponsibility of the Aquarist/Diver will be varied,
challenging, but extremely rewarding. A
hands on approach is required to ensure you achieve the high est standard of animal care and husbandry.
You will be r
esponsible for maintaining and developing all Deep Sea
World’s displays and exhibits, along with promoting public education and awaren ess in relation to conservation of biodiversity.
In addition to this you will also maintain, clean, tidy and safe standards of all plant rooms; tool rooms, laboratori
es and quarantine faciliti es.
essful candidate will be expected to be very
personable and able to communicate well with the visitors as you will be r esponsible for promoting and participating in public
pr esentations and education s essions, as well as conversing with our visitors
whilst carrying out your daily duti es around the aquarium.
The role requir
es you to take members of the public into our main
tank (as part of our dive experience package), and to carry out shows and
maintenance dives. It is desirable, but not essential, that you are qualified
to PADI Divemaster or equivalent and hold an in date dive medical. Dive specific training can be undertaken if
not already at this level.
This is a full time post working on a rota’d basis which includ
es regular weekends and bank holidays as well as being on call for
out of hour’s emergencies.
Please submit your CV and covering letter to:
Chris Smith, Zoological Manager, Deep Sea World, Battery Quarry, North Queensferry, . Or email at: email@example.com Your application letter
should highlight why you would be able to fulfil this key role within the
organisation and clearly demonstrate how you meet our requirements. Please include your salary expectations. Fife, KY11 1JR
Deep Sea World is an Equal Opportunities Employer
The Company does not contribute towards any relocation costs to the area. You must have or be able to get a valid work permit for the
to be considered for this position. UK
14th June 2013
We do recognize the time and effort it tak
es to apply for a position, but as an employer of choice we
receive a high volume of applications and in the inter ests of economy, Aspro UK do es not notify candidat es who have
been unsucc essful in their application; consequently if you have not
heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have
not been succ essful on this occasion.
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