Reporting to the Curator, this position is responsible for providing general husbandry care and support for the Steinhart Aquarium's living collection in various exhibit areas as assigned. Cleans exhibits and holding areas, monitors animal health, makes frequent daily rounds, reports suspected animal or water quality problems to Curator and Animal Health Department, maintains accurate records, may participate in collection of specimens, may participate in animal transportation and shipments, and may travel on Aquarium business. Work schedule will include weekends, evenings and holidays.
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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
A qualified candidate will have a combination of the following experience and/or equivalent education:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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Posted 6 months ago