Blue Reef Aquarium Hastings is looking to recruit a Junior Aquarist.
The aquarium is part of Deep Sea Leisure plc which has 6 other aquarium visitor attractions in the group. Our displays include animals from the British coastline to tropical reefs. At the heart of the aquarium is a large Ocean tank with a walk through underwater tunnel
You will be responsible for delivering the day to day animal husbandry and work with the Displays Supervisor to ensure the displays are presented to the highest standard.
You will be responsible for and ensure routine maintenance of life support systems and water quality.
You will maintain clean, tidy and ensure safe standards of all plant rooms, tool rooms, laboratories and quarantine facilities
The successful candidate will be expected to be very personable and able to communicate well with the visitors, including delivering public talks and run education sessions. The successful candidate will also be enthusiastic, a good team player, passionate about marine life and able to inspire others.
If interested, please send your CV & covering letter to: Janeen Pickup, Aspro UK Group HR Manager, c/o Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks, Cheshire, CH65 9LF. Or email us at [email protected] Your application letter should highlight why you would be able to fulfil this key role within the organisation and clearly demonstrate how you meet our requirements.
This position includes working regular bank holidays & Weekends and complies with National Minimum Wage Requirements. We do recognize the time and effort it takes to apply for a position, but as an employer of choice we receive a high volume of applications and in the interests of economy, Aspro UK does not notify candidates who have been unsuccessful in their application; consequently if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. Blue Reef Aquarium is committed to Equal Opportunities. www.bluereefaquarium.co.uk
Closing Date: 28th February 2013, interviews will take place week commencing 4th March 2013.