DEEP SEA WORLD seeks Seasonal Aquarist – Full Time Availability with regular weekend and bank holiday work.
Salary: £14,000 pro rata
Contract runs from April – August 2015
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced pro active individual to join us as a Seasonal Aquarist.
You will already have relevant experience in the visitor attractions sector working with marine fish and invertebrates and knowledge of aquarium life support systems. Have an infectious enthusiasm for creating stunning and innovative displays and keen to share knowledge with colleagues and guests. A degree or equivalent in a relevant biological science is advantageous.
About the Role
You will be responsible for maintaining and developing displays and exhibits - promoting public education and awareness in relation to conservation and delivering a memorable and entertaining experience to visitors. Experience in animal husbandry is essential. This is a hands on role and skills in pipework and maintenance of life support systems and pumps are beneficial.
About Deep Sea World
We are a market leader visitor attraction and Scotland’s National Aquarium based in North Queensferry. We host the largest temperate marine display in the UK through its underwater walkthrough tunnel. Other displays include tropical marine, freshwater, reptiles, amphibians and marine mammals.
Alongside pro rata salary a benefits package that includes a pension plan, pro rata holidays based upon 22 days annual leave, Annual pass into Aspro Parks worldwide.
We are part of the ever expanding Aspro Parks Group operating over 60 attractions across Europe. Here in the UK we have 9 sites ranging from aquariums, theme park and caves.
Candidates should apply to Janeen Yates, Human Resources Manager, C/O Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks, Cheshire CH65 9LF. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Your application letter should highlight how you would fulfil this key role within the organisation.
Applications must be received by: 13 March 2015
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Work Location: Deep Sea World, North Queensferry, Fife, KY11 1JR
Deep Sea World is committed to Equal Opportunities:www.deepseaworld.co.uk
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