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Job Offer: Aquarist, Full Time:Jackson , MS

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Aquarist, Full Time

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Performs live exhibit maintenance. Includes providing basic animal husbandry for a variety of freshwater and saltwater fishes, maintaining components of filtration systems, monitoring water quality, and cleaning aquatic habitats. Ensures high quality service is delivered to our clients.
Principal Job tasks and Responsibilities
70%: Performs routine husbandry, filter operation and exhibit maintenance tasks for assigned aquariums and their specimens. Includes, but not limited to, regular feedings, health and behavioral observations, water quality monitoring and filter maintenance, and exhibit cleaning. Responsible for aquascaping and general aesthetics of exhibits.
15%: Specialized aquarium cleaning involving entrance into exhibits with SCUBA.
10%: Performs preventative maintenance/repairs on live exhibit filtration.
5%: Responsible for the hygiene of areas surrounding aquariums and filtration.
Education B.A. or B.S. in Biology or related field with course-work in zoology, aquatic biology and chemistry preferred. practice One year in a retail aquarium store, hatchery or public aquarium preferred.
Valid Open Water dive certification is required.
Aptitude in science and art/design is preferred. May be required to work unusual hours or on unscheduled days during emergency type circumstances. Strong interpersonal expertise needed. Must have good hearing, visual acuity, and be able to lift 50 lbs.

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Jackson, MS
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Post Date: 06/14/2018 / Viewed 7 times
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