Fish and Invertebrate Acclimation Aquarist Needed

 

Large marine life import/export company seeking individuals that have a good work ethic and a desire for continuous learning. Our Receiving department is the first point of contact and one of the most crucial departments of our husbandry staff. You will get hands-on training from some of the best in the field. No experience necessary but aquatic life enthusiasts are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Acclimation of all incoming fish and invertebrates

  • Identifying and sorting species

  • Screening for quality and health

  • Water parameter readings and adjustments

  • Picking up shipments from local airport

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marine Science, Chemistry, Biology or a related field OR equivalent experience is not required but is a plus

  • Must possess strong observational skills to ensure animal health and safety

  • Must possess sound judgment and ability to use common sense for effective decision-making.

  • Ability to multitask, prioritize responsibilities, work under pressure, meet deadlines and be able to thrive in a fast-paced work environment.

  • Good communication skills and attention to detail and task completion are essential

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that includes weekends and holidays as required.

  • Ability to lift and carry 40 pounds, kneel, bend, crouch, squat, and stand for extended periods of time

  • Valid driver’s license is a plus

 

Compensation

 

There is tremendous potential for growth and career opportunity within our company. Starting pay depends on experience level and/or applicable qualifications. We also offer medical, dental, vision and retirement plans after you’ve completed your 90 day probation period.

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