The Seattle Aquarium seeks a full-time, night-shift facilities/life sciences technician to provide essential coverage overnight, from 11pm until 7am. The night-shift facilities/life sciences technician bridges the job duties performed by the Aquarium evening biologist and the life sciences/ operations staff, in accordance with established company policies and procedures. The technician provides support and technical expertise for a variety of maintenance/repair activities and coordinates work with skilled crafts and with other departments under the supervision of the Aquarium engineer.
Responsibilities include presenting a high level of dependability and accountability across all assigned tasks, effectively communicating and collaborating across departments, coping with change and operating at times in environments of uncertainty, utilizing good judgment and experience when solving complex problems, and demonstrating a willingness to learn new methods and approaches to challenges. The night-shift facilities/life sciences technician is expected to respond to emergencies on an as-needed basis. This is a very independent position requiring a high degree of self-motivation. This technician will work five shifts (40 hours), 11pm to 7am, each week but may be called upon to provide relief for additional vacancies in the facilities department when necessary and with appropriate notice.
Hours of work: Covers the night shift from 11pm to 7am, Tuesday through Saturday. Occasional need for weekend or after-hours work with notice.
Posted 2 months ago