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Dallas, TX, USA
Dallas County
United States

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Job location: Dallas, TX, USA
Job sector: attractions
Job description:
SEA LIFE Dallas. Where your career goes swimmingly!

Do you have the Magic in you to create memorable experiences all for the love of fun? Do you wish to cast a spell of laughter and enjoyment to the people around you? Want to join a team that creates smiles and memories globally on a daily basis? Then you have the magic to be Team Merlin at SEA LIFE Dallas!

About The Role
As an Aquarist, you will be a keen fish-keeper, with a solid knowledge of both marine and freshwater systems. Experience within the aquarium or fish farming industry would be advantageous, but not essential, as full training will be provided. More important, is the drive and enthusiasm to develop your knowledge and skills and apply them appropriately in a controlled safe environment.

- Perform routine animal care, cleaning and maintenance of aquarium displays requiring SCUBA diving (i.e. 160,000 gallon tropical ocean display).
- Adopts an enthusiastic, assertive and passionate approach to Guest Service, and demonstrates the Merlin Values at every opportunity.
- Assist the Senior Displays staff with the husbandry and life support of aquarium systems while ensuring a consistently high standard of animal care.
- Provide daily care of animal exhibits including diet preparation, feeding and general care and maintenance of aquatic exhibits in accordance with established protocols.
- Assist with specimen transports, water quality testing, quarantine, diagnosis and treatment of fish disease.
- Maintain accurate daily records for aquarium systems and exhibit specimens. Interacts with guests, management, veterinarians, and other individuals as required
- Assist in the continual development of the displays areas in line with the long term goals of the company.
- Perform daily public presentations as needed.

About You
- Minimum of 6 months of aquatic animal experience in a professional aquarium environment with demonstrated knowledge of safe animal handling practices and maintaining a safe working environment.
- Experience in the husbandry of a variety of marine and freshwater species of fish and invertebrates, cephalopods, reptiles, amphibians, sea turtles and elasmobranches to include; display maintenance, behavior observation, record keeping, nutrition, diet preparation, feeding techniques, disinfection procedures, and water make up.
- Experience with the maintenance and operation of life support systems including sand filters, canister filters, sock filters, UV sterilizers, protein skimmers, and ozone generators.
- Experience using water quality testing equipment used in testing D.O., Salinity, Ammonia, Nitrite, Nitrate, Alkalinity, pH, Copper and other water quality parameters.
- Knowledge of water quality parameters in a fresh water or marine environment.
- Experience performing necropsies to include slide preparation, organ identification, and disease identification.
- Knowledge of the treatments of fish disease.

Dive Experience:
- Valid open water SCUBA certification from a recognized recreational or commercial diver training agency with the ability to become rescue certified.
- Minimum of 6 months of recent dive experience in a public aquarium setting with a minimum of 10 dives completed in a large volume display of 70,0000 gallons or more.
- Ability to pass a swim test and a dive physical within 3 months of hire.
- Ability to dive with sharks, rays, fish, eels and sea turtles.
- Ability to perform underwater maintenance and dive shows for public presentation.
- Ability to obtain and hold a current First Aid, CPR, AED, DAN O2 certification.

Required Education:
Undergraduate degree in Life Sciences

Other Requirements:
- Ability to obtain and hold a current First Aid and CPR certification.
- Ability to obtain and hold valid Driver’s License.
- Ability to work weekends and flexible hours.
- Must pass a pre-employment placement physical.

About The Benefits
In return you will find a competitive salary and benefits package (including a medical, vision, dental, life insurance and 401(k) matching plan offering), share program opportunities, and benefit from free entry to all of our Merlin attractions which also extend to family and friends. In addition, you can expect continued growth of joining an exciting, global organization.

About Us
SEA LIFE is the world’s biggest aquarium. From sharks to sea turtles, and jellyfish to seahorses, SEA LIFE Aquarium showcases over 10,000 sea creatures worldwide.

Merlin Entertainments, plc. is a business built on fun. We are the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. We operate over 100 attractions, eight hotels and three holiday villages in 22 countries across four continents and we run some of the best known names in global leisure. These include the likes of SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds, the Dungeons, the Eye brand, and LEGOLAND. Whether you are serving delicious food, working in the office, maintaining the attractions, entertaining guest or operating rides, the objective is to provide a truly memorable experience and a great day out for all members of the family.

We offer flexible opportunities, in a totally unique environment. We know this is a great place to work, but don’t just take our word for it…click on ‘apply now’.
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