We are SEA LIFE London Aquarium and we are part of the magical Merlin Entertainments!
We are currently recruiting for an Aquarist to join our Displays department. In this role you will you will play a vital part in caring for our animals, ensuring consistently high levels of animal health and welfare, as well as looking after and carrying out routine maintenance of the filtration and life support systems, crisis management equipment and environmental alarms, all of which are so crucial to their wellbeing. You will prepare suitable diets and feed for all livestock, as well as providing medication and treatment of animals under the direction of the Curator or Vet. Providing 24-hour alarm cover on a rota basis with other members of the displays team and maintaining strict codes of practice for the use, storage and record keeping of all medications and chemicals according to HSE, COSHH and veterinary regulations.
We are looking for the following skills and experience;
• Dynamic, confident & self-motivated
• Worked in a similar environment
• Strong knowledge of aquatic animal husbandry
• Able to work to tight deadlines and have flexibility around these
• Able to relate to all employees, clients and our millions of visitors each year!
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 28 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!
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Independent International Zoo Consultant