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Senior Aquarist
Sea Life
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Mooloolaba QLD, Australia
SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast

Are you passionate, highly motivated and love working in a dynamic environment within a team? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join us at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast. The Senior Aquarist position works within the Displays department and assists with the day to day care of the animals within the aquarium. This position involves working with a variety of animals including fish, sharks, sea jellies, inverts, land based reptiles and humans. You will have the chance to not only care for these amazing animals, but also to promote education and conservation through providing a unique experience for our guests. This position involves working a 5 day week including work on weekends and public holidays.

About You
Mandatory Requirements:
• A minimum of 3 years practical experience within the aquarium industry
• Extensive knowledge of freshwater, saltwater and land based animal husbandry techniques in varied building climates
• Experience in identification of animal health issues and their treatment
• Experience with Life Support Systems & Water Quality monitoring and maintenance
• Excellent observation and record keeping skills, verbal and written communication skills, organisational and decision making skills
• Computer skills using MS Office
• Ability to be flexible and adaptable including making the most of a challenging or unfamiliar environment, the ability to act with urgency and respond positively to situations
• Ability to problem solve, including understanding the issues, the cause of the issues and making sound decisions to ensure the issues are resolved.
• Current Australian working rights
• Current Manual Driver’s Licence
• Ability to bending/Stoop; Squat; Crawl; Crouch; Kneel; Balance; Climb Heights (4m); Carry and Lift up to 30kg

Desirable:
• Bachelor degree in biology, zoology, marine science or related field
• Previous experience mentoring and supervising staff
• SCUBA certification of dive master, Instructor or commercial diving qualification (Scientific diving) (ability to obtain within 6 months of employment)
• First Aid and/ or Oxy Resuscitation training
• Mechanical Aptitude
• Ability to work a flexible weekly schedule including weekend work and a combination of day, evening and over night shifts where necessary

Benefits
Great people, great perks! Alongside a fun and collaborative environment, you can enjoy our amazing benefits package, including a discretionary company bonus, corporate partnership discounts, and of course, a Merlin Magic Pass, which entitles you and your family and friends free admission to all our attractions worldwide. Perhaps the biggest benefit of joining us however, are the invaluable opportunities for further career training and development across our ever-expanding group.

About Us
MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS plc is the leading name in location-based, family entertainment. Europe’s Number 1 and the world’s second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin now operates 111 attractions, 12 hotels/4 holiday villages in 23 countries and across 4 continents. The company aims to deliver memorable and rewarding experiences to its almost 63 million visitors worldwide, through its iconic global and local brands, and the commitment and passion of its managers and c26,000 employees (peak season).

Merlin currently has 11 attractions in Australia and New Zealand including the stunning WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo and WILD LIFE Hamilton Island; Madame Tussauds, Sydney; Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures and Otway Fly Treetop Adventures & Zip Line; the Sydney Tower Eye, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, the brand new LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre in Melbourne, SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast, Queensland and SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Auckland, NZ. Visit www.merlinentertainments.biz for more information

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Senior Aquarist
Sea Life
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Mooloolaba QLD, Australia
SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast

Are you passionate, highly motivated and love working in a dynamic environment within a team? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join us at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast. The Senior Aquarist position works within the Displays department and assists with the day to day care of the animals within the aquarium. This position involves working with a variety of animals including fish, sharks, sea jellies, inverts, land based reptiles and humans. You will have the chance to not only care for these amazing animals, but also to promote education and conservation through providing a unique experience for our guests. This position involves working a 5 day week including work on weekends and public holidays.

About You
Mandatory Requirements:
• A minimum of 3 years practical experience within the aquarium industry
• Extensive knowledge of freshwater, saltwater and land based animal husbandry techniques in varied building climates
• Experience in identification of animal health issues and their treatment
• Experience with Life Support Systems & Water Quality monitoring and maintenance
• Excellent observation and record keeping skills, verbal and written communication skills, organisational and decision making skills
• Computer skills using MS Office
• Ability to be flexible and adaptable including making the most of a challenging or unfamiliar environment, the ability to act with urgency and respond positively to situations
• Ability to problem solve, including understanding the issues, the cause of the issues and making sound decisions to ensure the issues are resolved.
• Current Australian working rights
• Current Manual Driver’s Licence
• Ability to bending/Stoop; Squat; Crawl; Crouch; Kneel; Balance; Climb Heights (4m); Carry and Lift up to 30kg

Desirable:
• Bachelor degree in biology, zoology, marine science or related field
• Previous experience mentoring and supervising staff
• SCUBA certification of dive master, Instructor or commercial diving qualification (Scientific diving) (ability to obtain within 6 months of employment)
• First Aid and/ or Oxy Resuscitation training
• Mechanical Aptitude
• Ability to work a flexible weekly schedule including weekend work and a combination of day, evening and over night shifts where necessary

Benefits
Great people, great perks! Alongside a fun and collaborative environment, you can enjoy our amazing benefits package, including a discretionary company bonus, corporate partnership discounts, and of course, a Merlin Magic Pass, which entitles you and your family and friends free admission to all our attractions worldwide. Perhaps the biggest benefit of joining us however, are the invaluable opportunities for further career training and development across our ever-expanding group.

About Us
MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS plc is the leading name in location-based, family entertainment. Europe’s Number 1 and the world’s second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin now operates 111 attractions, 12 hotels/4 holiday villages in 23 countries and across 4 continents. The company aims to deliver memorable and rewarding experiences to its almost 63 million visitors worldwide, through its iconic global and local brands, and the commitment and passion of its managers and c26,000 employees (peak season).

Merlin currently has 11 attractions in Australia and New Zealand including the stunning WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo and WILD LIFE Hamilton Island; Madame Tussauds, Sydney; Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures and Otway Fly Treetop Adventures & Zip Line; the Sydney Tower Eye, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, the brand new LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre in Melbourne, SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast, Queensland and SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Auckland, NZ. Visit www.merlinentertainments.biz for more information

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