Monday, December 19, 2016

Aquarist



Aquarist

We are currently recruiting for an Aquarist to join our Displays team to care for our creatures whilst enhancing displays for our visitors.

This is a unique opportunity to work with an awe inspiring collection of sharks, rays, freshwater tropical fish, seals and a whole host of other aquatic creatures.  By joining us at the SEALIFE Sanctuary, you will help to care for the animals, as well as the filtration systems that are so vital to their well-being. You will also play a vital role in maintaining the exhibits to the highest possible standards and ensuring that they surpass the expectations of our visitors.

We are looking for the following skills and experience;
A keen fish-keeper with good knowledge of both marine and freshwater systems
Experience within the aquarium or fish farming industry would be advantageous, but full training will be provided
A passion for all things aquatic and a commitment to conservation and animal issues
Ability to deliver exceptional customer service in a fast paced environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work as part of a team
Ability to be flexible/adaptable as per the business operational requirements

This role is Full Time, Permanent, averaging 40 hours per week and will include weekends and bank holidays as required.

Alongside a competitive annual salary and 20 days holiday you can look forward to enjoying a great benefits package  including a Group Personal Pension Plan, Merlin Magic pass, Employee Assistance Programme, Childcare Vouchers, Life Assurance, 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants, 40% discount online off of Lego, and much more!


The Scottish SEALIFE Sanctuary at Oban takes each and every one of its visitors on a fascinating tour of freshwater and marine life. Seeing the magic of the deep up close with breath taking displays among the fish, sharks, seals and otters, there's so much more to SEA LIFE; we educate the next generation and we play a huge part in the conservation of some of nature's most beautiful creations.


Learn more HERE




photo
Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant
      

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